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Table 1 Clinical characterization of obese and control subjects*

From: The contribution of FTO and UCP-1SNPs to extreme obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular risk in Brazilian individuals

Anthropometric measure Obese (n=126) Control (n=113) P value
Age 40.3 ± 12.7 50.0 ± 17.3 <0.0001
Gender (M/F) 21/105 20/93 0.355
Height (m) 1.63 ± 0.09 1.60 ± 0.09 0.038
Weight (kg) 115.0 ± 21.4 58.3 ± 10.4 <0.0001
BMI 42.9 ± 5.6 22.6 ± 3.5 <0.0001
Waist circumference (cm) 119 ± 13 79 ± 12 <0.0001
Dislipidemia (%) 54.9 46 0.631
HDL (mg/dl) 51 ± 12 47 ± 15 0.0248
LDL (mg/dl) 121 ± 35 125 ± 34 0.3355
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 151 ± 91 134 ± 65 0.3075
Diabetes (%) 17.2 11.4 <0.0001
Glucose (mg/dl) 105 ± 42 89 ± 21 <0.0001
Hypertension (%) 40.9 21.2 0.005
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 136 ± 14 131 ± 18 0.0016
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 87 ± 9 82 ± 9 <0.0001
  1. *MannWhitney U test and chi-square analysis.