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Table 1 General characteristics of the subjects for genome wide methylation analysis

From: Obesity related methylation changes in DNA of peripheral blood leukocytes

  Cases Controls
N 7 7
Age, years 15.8 ± 1.0 (14.5 to 17.2) 15.9 ± 1.4 (15.1 to 18.1)
*BMI, kg/m2 39.0 ± 1.7 (37.2 to 41.2) 17.0 ± 0.7 (16.4 to 17.8)
*BMI percentile 0.996 ± 0.001 (0.995 to 0.997) 0.048 ± 0.022 (0.026 to 0.091)
SBP, mmHg 125.8 ± 13.9 (115.3 to 152.7) 112.7 ± 8.9 (100.7 to 124.7)
†‡Fasting insulin, uU/ml 35.9 ± 13.6 (19.8 to 58.9) 13.7 ± 3.0 (9.4 to 17.0)
Fasting glucose, mg/dl 103.5 ± 14.8 (84 to 126) 88.8 ± 7.6 (80 to 100)
*QUICKI 0.28 ± 0.01 (0.27 to 0.30) 0.33 ± 0.01 (0.31 to 0.35)
  1. Means ± SD (Range)
  2. *: P < 0.001; †: P < 0.01
  3. ‡: Available for six cases and six controls