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Table 2 Characteristics of the Saudi cohort.

From: Mammalian NPC1 genes may undergo positive selection and human polymorphisms associate with type 2 diabetes

  Obese Non-obese
  T2D No T2D T2D No T2D
Sample size 441 379 203 445
Females (%) 261 (59) 233 (61) 73 (36) 216 (48.5)
Males (%) 180 (41) 145 (39) 130 (64) 229 (51.5)
Age ± s.d. (years) 53.07 ± 10.61 42.79 ± 10.15 55.54 ± 16.19 38.56 ± 13.90
BMI ± s.d., kg/m2 35.62 ± 6.83 34.67 ± 3.92 24.25 ± 3.31 22.74 ± 3.3
  1. T2D, type 2 diabetes.