TABLE 1

Descriptive characteristics of participants

Sample 1
Sample 2
Combined sample
MenWomenMenWomenMenWomen
Individuals (n)250368193352443720
Families (n)201128329
Sibpairs (n)311271582
Half-sibpairs (n)21284296
Age (years)38.6 ± 10.141.8 ± 12.435.3 ± 14.836.7 ± 5.137.1 ± 12.539.2 ± 14.0
Height (cm)176.6 ± 7.2164.0 ± 7.2175.9 ± 9.0164.3 ± 7.1176.3 ± 8.0164.1 ± 7.2
Weight (kg)84.4 ± 21.487.2 ± 24.082.7 ± 21.783.9 ± 23.283.7 ± 21.585.6 ± 23.7
BMI (kg/m2)27.0 ± 6.632.5 ± 8.826.5 ± 6.031.0 ± 8.326.8 ± 6.331.7 ± 8.5
BMI ≥30 (%)25.254.024.648.324.951.2
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.