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Table 1 Demographics for Mexican American study participants

From: Protective variant associated with alcohol dependence in a Mexican American cohort

  Male Female Total
Participants 171 (40%) 256 (60%) 427
Age: mean(sd), [range] 23.8 (3.9), [18–30] 23.5 (3.8), [18–30] 23.6 (3.8), [18–30]
Self-reported MA heritage > = 50% 90.60% 92.60% 91.60%
BMI: mean(sd), [range] 27.6 (6.0) [17.3-52.3] 27.1 (7.4) [16.9-64.4] 27.3 (6.7) [16.9-64.4]
Education in years: mean(sd), [range] 13.2 (1.8), [9–17] 13.4 (1.8), [7–18] 13.3 (1.8), [7–18]
Income: mean(sd), [range] 4.8 (1.2), [1–9] 4.2 (2.2), [0–9] 4.5 (2.2) [0–9]
Number of Subjects Affected:    
Alcohol Dependence (AlcDep3) 63 [63/171 = 36%] 62 [62/256 = 24%] 125 (29.2%)
Alcohol Dependence (AlcDep4) 48 [48/171 = 28%] 38 [38/256 = 15%] 86 (20.1%)
Alcohol Dependence (AlcDepClust) 43 [43/171 = 25%] 31 [31/256 = 12%] 74 (17.3%)
  1. Abbreviations: AlcDep3 = alcohol dependence as defined by DSM-III-R guidelines; AlcDep4 = alcohol dependence as defined by DSM-IV guidelines; AlcDep_Cluster = DSM-IV alcohol dependence within 1 year clustering. Affected alcohol dependence status for AlcDep3 and AlcDep4 is assigned to subjects with 3 or more reported alcohol dependence criteria.