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Table 1 Data summary of the cohorts used in this study. Data includes mean, standard deviation, and range of calendar age in years, epigenetic age in years, ΔAGE (difference between chronological age and epigenetic age) in years, and BMI in kg/m2

From: Obesity accelerates epigenetic aging in middle-aged but not in elderly individuals

  YFS1986a
(n = 183)
Young adults
YFS2011b
(n = 183)
Middle-aged
Vitality 90+ (n = 119)
Nonagenarians
Calendar age
 Mean 19.2 44.2 90
 Standard deviation 3.25 3.25 0c
 Range 15–24 40–49 90–90c
Epigenetic age
 Mean 17.5 43.6 76.3
 Standard deviation 4.36 4.48 6.17
 Range 4.87–29.71 33.23–61.37 62–101
ΔAGE
 Mean 1.74 0.60 13.71
 Standard deviation 2.96 3.70 6.17
 Range −6–10.35 −12.53–9.31 −11–28
BMI
 Mean 21.32 26.13 26.38
 Standard deviation 2.74 4.58 4.86
 Range 16.75–34.32 18.87–45.18 13.67–38.26
  1. aYoung Finns Study, samples collected in 1986
  2. bYoung Finns Study, samples collected in 2011
  3. cAll individuals in the Vitality 90+ Study were 90 years old