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Table 4 Odds ratios for obesity and abdominal obesity Differentially Methylated Positions (DMPs)

From: An epigenome-wide association study in whole blood of measures of adiposity among Ghanaians: the RODAM study

      Obesity Abdominal obesity
CpG CHR Position Genea Featureb ORc 95% CI Attributable trait variance (%) ORc 95% CI Attributable trait variance (%)
cg07839457 16 57023022 NLRC5 TSS1500 1.04 1.02–1.06 2.4 1.03 1.01–1.06 1.4
cg00574958 11 68607622 CPT1A 5′ UTR 0.85 0.80–0.91 6.1 0.84 0.79–0.90 5.6
cg20399616 12 25055967 BCAT1 Body 0.94 0.90–0.98 1.6 0.96 0.91–1.00 0.7
  1. aCpGs are located in the gene if no distance is indicated
  2. bBased on manifest feature annotation Illumina
  3. cOdds ratios are per 1% increase in DNA methylation