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Table 6 Displays an example from Additional file 2 : Appendix 1 for two bimonthly periods for increasing UVR at conception and for decreasing UVR at conception for the white race (a similar analysis was done for all 12 bimonthly sets for each racial group

From: Variation in ultraviolet radiation and diabetes: evidence of an epigenetic effect that modulates diabetics’ lifespan

White Average MAX-MIN Average MAX-MIN
July-August Births (years) November-December Births (years)
All male −3.167 −3.141
(White) avga age MAX: avg age MAX:
Non-diabetic 67.4 67.8
avg age at MIN: avg age at MIN:
70.6 71.0
n max = 815,000 n max = 756,000
n min = 795,000 n min = 726,000
standard error = 0.03 standard error = 0.03
p <0.0001 p <0.0001
All female −2.479 −2.360
Non-diabetic avg age MAX: avg age MAX:
74.7 75.2
avg age at MIN: avg age at MIN:
77.2 77.5
n max = 759,000 n max = 708,000
n min = 796,000 n min = 730,000
standard error = 0.03 standard error = 0.03
p <0.0001 p <0.0001
Diabetic male −2.610 −2.057
avg age MAX: avg age MAX:
68.7 69.6
avg age at MIN: avg age at MIN:
71.3 71.6
n max = 9,756 n max = 9,117
n min = 9,783 n min = 9,150
standard error = 0.19 standard error = 0.20
p <0.0001 p <0.0001
Diabetic female −2.074 −1.789
avg age MAX: avg age MAX:
73.6 74.0
avg age at MIN: avg age at MIN:
75.4 75.8
n max = 11,493 n max = 11,053
n min = 12,391 n min = 11,936
standard error = 0.16 standard error = 0.17
p <0.0001 p <0.0001
Equivalent months of conception OCT-NOV (decreasing UVR) FEB-MAR (increasing UVR)
  1. aavg, average; abbr, abbreviation defined