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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: DNA methylation outlier burden, health, and ageing in Generation Scotland and the Lothian Birth Cohorts of 1921 and 1936

Generation Scotland    
N7010
 Females4076 (58%)
 Mean age51 (13)
 Outlier burden1119 (3361)
LBC1921    
 Wave 1Wave 2Wave 3Wave 4
N43017382
 Females260 (60%)94 (54%)44 (54%)
 Mean age79 (0.58)87 (0.40)90 (0.10)
 Outlier burden2039 (3280)2330 (3901)1717 (2029)
LBC1936
 Wave 1Wave 2Wave 3Wave 4
N898793607502
 Females445 (50%)376 (47%)291 (48%)249 (50%)
 Mean age70 (0.83)73 (0.70)76 (0.67)79 (0.62)
 Outlier burden2197 (3203)2729 (6020)2293 (6861)1423 (2845)
  1. Sample numbers (N) alongside their proportion in the entire sample (in %) are reported for categorical variables. Mean (M) and standard deviation (SD) values are reported for continuous variables