TABLE 1

Descriptive characteristics of GenNet participants

MenWomen
Individuals (n)250368
Families (n)201
Sibpairs (n)332
Half-sibpairs (n)197
Age (years)38.5 ± 10.2*41.6 ± 12.4
Height (cm)176.9 ± 7.0*164.0 ± 7.3
Weight (kg)84.1 ± 20.787.0 ± 23.8
BMI (kg/m2)26.9 ± 6.4*32.4 ± 8.7
BMI ≥30 (%)24.054.1
PBF (%)25.0 ± 8.5*42.5 ± 8.1
Leptin8.1 ± 10.426.3 ± 16.1
Blood pressure
    Systolic129.0 ± 18.6*125.8 ± 21.8
    Diastolic78.9 ± 14.577.8 ± 13.8
  • Data are means ± SE unless otherwise indicated.

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    * Represents significant difference compared with women (P < 0.05).