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Table 1 General characteristics of the individuals at age 17 years for which DNA methylation was measured

From: DNA methylation of the IGF2/H19 imprinting control region and adiposity distribution in young adults

  Male   Female  
n 162   144  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 16.4 (0.5) 16.4 (0.5)
Weight (kg) 59.4 (14.8) 58.6 (14.7)
Height (cm) 166.7 (8.4) 162.6 (6.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 21.2 (4.5) 22.1 (5.1)
Waist circumference (cm) 77.6 (12.6) 75.7 (12.0)
Gestational age (weeks) 39.0 (1.7) 39.0 (1.6)
  %   %  
Family income (%)     
≤$25,000 4.6   8.6  
$25,000 to $50,000 13.8   24.2  
$50,001 to $104,000 41.5   43.8  
≥$104,001 36.2   23.4  
Ethnicity (% whose mothers are Caucasian) 91   88