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Table 3 Adjusted associations for LEP methylation in boys with overweight and obese status as primary predictor

From: Associations of LEP, CRH, ICAM-1, and LINE-1 methylation, measured in saliva, with waist circumference, body mass index, and percent body fat in mid-childhood

Obesity status (predictors) LEP methylation in boys (dependent variable)
CpG-1
β (SE)
CpG-2
β (SE)
CpG-3
β (SE)
CpG-4
β (SE)
Mean
β (SE)
Overweight 0.373 (1.140) 0.730 (0.495) 0.850 (0.719) 1.207 (1.243) 0.790 (0.768)
Obese −2.822** (0.993) −1.507*** (0.432) −2.149*** (0.627) −3.961*** (1.080) −2.610*** (0.666)
  1. Models adjusted for age and parental BMI
  2. P values: ***P < 0.001; **0.001 ≤ P < 0.01; *0.01 ≤ P < 0.0