TABLE 1

Characteristics of obesity samples with allele frequencies for all three SNPs

Minor allele frequency
Populationn (male/female)Age (years)BMI (kg/m2)rs1044498 (Q)rs1799774 (delT)rs7754561 (G)
U.S. and Poland2,87356.6 ± 9.10.140.220.27
    Obese886/1,03256.5 ± 8.935.0 ± 3.40.140.210.27
    Lean439/51656.6 ± 9.421.5 ± 0.80.150.240.27
African American93/9539.3 ± 8.70.790.790.81
    Obese46/5037.7 ± 8.743.2 ± 5.90.810.800.79
    Lean47/4540.8 ± 8.520.8 ± 0.60.770.780.98
African American (family based)86638.4 ± 11.030.0 ± 8.30.760.780.79
    Men38238.0 ± 11.027.7 ± 7.20.780.780.80
    Women48438.7 ± 11.031.8 ± 8.70.750.780.78
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.