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Table 3 Association between sex, race, poverty status, and measures of epigenetic age acceleration

From: Novel age-associated DNA methylation changes and epigenetic age acceleration in middle-aged African Americans and whites

Parameters N AgeAccel IEAA EEAA
Beta SE P Beta SE P Beta SE P
Race, sex
 African American, women 117 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 African American, men 120 2.04 0.59 6.07E−04 1.47 0.58 0.011 2.39 0.74 1.25E−03
 White, women 115 0.84 0.60 0.16 0.76 0.58 0.2 4.72 0.75 5.48E−10
 White, men 118 1.24 0.59 0.038 0.69 0.58 0.2 6.64 0.74 7.48E−18
P interaction 0.049 0.058 0.6
Sex, poverty status
 Women, above poverty 117 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 Women, below poverty 115 − 0.52 0.60 0.4 − 0.51 0.58 0.4 − 0.42 0.74 0.6
 Men, above poverty 117 1.21 0.60 0.04 0.76 0.58 0.2 1.69 0.74 0.02
 Men, below poverty 121 0.73 0.59 0.2 0.14 0.58 0.8 2.20 0.73 0.003
P interaction 0.97 0.9 0.4
Race, poverty status
 African American, above 120 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 African American, below 117 − 0.81 0.59 0.2 − 0.90 0.58 0.1 − 0.42 0.74 0.6
 White, above 114 − 0.31 0.60 0.6 − 0.36 0.58 0.5 4.00 0.74 1.11E−07
 White, below 119 − 0.50 0.59 0.4 − 0.58 0.57 0.3 4.54 0.73 1.34E−09
P interaction 0.5 0.4 0.4
  1. AgeAccel universal epigenetic age acceleration, EEAA extrinsic epigenetic age acceleration, IEAA intrinsic epigenetic age acceleration, SE standard error