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Table 3 Descriptive characteristics of the TWINACTIVE cohort (MZ n = 7 and DZ = 9 twin pairs) at the time DNA sample for methylation analysis was taken (18)

From: Leisure-time physical activity and DNA methylation age—a twin study

  Inactive Active p value
Sex (female/male) 5/11   
Age (years) 60 (50–74)
Body height (cm) 171.8 (10.4) 171.1 (9.9) 0.39
Body weight (kg) 79.5 (18.4) 72.9 (11.9) 0.12
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.7 (3.5) 24.8 (2.6) 0.09
Leisure-time MET index (MET hour/day) 1.6 (1.4) 8.4 (4.1) < 0.001
  1. Differences between groups were tested by Wilcoxon matched-pair signed-rank test