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Table 1 Characteristics of African American subjects

From: Chromosome 7p linkage and association study for diabetes related traits and type 2 diabetes in an African-American population enriched for nephropathy

Trait T2D-ESRD Cases Controls
  n*   n*  
% Female (n) 577 61% (352) 596 51% (306)
Age at exam (years ± SD) 541 62.2 ± 10.3‡ 448 49.3 ± 9.8
Age at T2D diagnosis (years ± SD) 544 41.8 ± 11.6 - -
Age at ESRD diagnosis (years ± SD) 560 59.0 ± 10.5 - -
BMI (kg/m2) 559 29.6 ± 7.0† 450 29.8 ± 7.1
T2D duration to ESRD onset (years ± SD) 511 20.3 ± 10.5 - -
Mean African Ancestry 577 81.7 ± 13.3‡ 596 79.1 ± 13.1
  1. *n = number with data available. ‡ Mean differs significantly between cases and controls P-value < 0.001. †Reflects dry weight on dialysis. All cases were diagnosed with T2D and ESRD.