SIRT1 Genetic Variation Is Related to BMI and Risk of Obesity

TABLE 1

General and body composition characteristics of two study populations

Rotterdam Study ERF study
n 6,251 2,347
Women 3,665 (59) 1,385 (55)
Age (years) 69.1 ± 8.8 47.5 ± 13.8
    Range 55.1–99.0 17.6–85.3
Height (m) 1.67 ± 0.09 1.68 ± 0.09
Weight (kg) 73.2 ± 12.0 75.3 ± 15.4
BMI (kg/m2) baseline 26.3 ± 3.7 26.6 ± 4.4
BMI (kg/m2) at follow-up 2 (n = 3,630) 26.8 ± 3.9
BMI change (kg/m2)* 0.55 ± 1.8
    Range −10.0 to +11.0
  • Data are means ± SD or n (%), unless otherwise indicated.

  • *Change in BMI from baseline to follow-up 2 examination.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 58 no. 12 2828-2834