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Table 1 General characteristics of Moli-family participants

From: Variation of PEAR1 DNA methylation influences platelet and leukocyte function

Characteristic Moli-family
Number (%) of participants 605
 Women 330 (54.5)
 Current smoking 165 (27.4)
 Drinking alcohola 122 (21.8)
 Hypertension 206 (34.2)
 Diabetes 36 (6.0)
Mean (± SD) characteristic  
 Age, years 42.3 ± 18.8
 Body mass index, kg/m2 26.5 ± 5.4
 Blood pressure, mm Hg  
  Systolic 130.2 ± 20.6
  Diastolic 77.1 ± 11.6
 Total serum cholesterol, mmol/L 5.06 ± 1.10
 HDL cholesterol, mmol/L 1.49 ± 0.38
 Total-to-HDL cholesterol ratio 3.56 ± 1.03
  1. HDL indicates high-density lipoprotein. Hypertension was a blood pressure of ≥ 140 mmHg systolic or ≥ 90 mmHg diastolic or use of antihypertensive drugs. Diabetes mellitus was a fasting plasma glucose level of ≥ 7.0 mmol/L or use of antidiabetic agents
  2. aDefined as drinking at least 15 g of alcohol daily