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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the DNA methylation subsample from the MBC2 population

From: Impact of a diet and activity health promotion intervention on regional patterns of DNA methylation

Participant characteristics DNA methylation (n = 68) No DNA methylation (n = 144)
Control (n = 12) Simultaneous (n = 25) Sequential (n = 31) Control (n = 32) Simultaneous (n = 59) Sequential (n = 53)
Age, mean (SD) 41.9 (12.6) 41.4 (12.3) 41.6 (10.1) 40.2 (12.6) 40.5 (11.7) 40.5 (11.4)
BMI, mean (SD) 32.6 (6.9) 34.5 (8.0) 37.3 (7.5) 34.7 (8.5) 34.1 (9.2) 35.5 (11.0)
Female, n (%) 27 (87.1) 55 (80.9) 8 (66.7) 38 (71.7) 107 (74.3) 25 (78.1)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Hispanic or Latino 4 (13.3) 6 (9.5) 1 (9.1) 5 (9.6) 14 (10.0) 5 (15.6)
 Non-Hispanic or Latino 26 (86.7) 58 (92.1) 10 (90.1) 47 (90.4) 126 (90.0) 27 (84.4)
Race, n (%)
 White 16 (51.6) 30 (44.1) 5 (41.7) 24 (45.3) 57 (39.6) 14 (43.8)
 Black 14 (45.2) 34 (50.0) 6 (50.0) 24 (45.3) 65 (45.1) 13 (40.6)
 Asian 0 2 (3.1) 1 (8.3) 1 (1.9) 6 (4.2) 1 (3.1)
 Other or multiple 1 (3.2) 2 (3.1) 0 4 (7.5) 16 (11.1) 4 (12.5)