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Table 1 Cohort description

From: The association of DNA methylation with body mass index: distinguishing between predictors and biomarkers

 ChildrenMothers
 Birth
(n = 823)
Childhood
(n = 906)
Adolescence
(n = 770)
Pregnancy
(n = 792)
Middle-age
(n = 726)
Mean age in years (SD)NA7.45 (0.15)17.35 (0.88)28.87 (4.30)47.66 (4.26)
Percentage of females51.03%50.44%53.38%100%100%
Mean BMI (kg/m2) or birthweight (grams) (SD)3490.93 (477.76)16.20 (2.04)22.58 (3.83)22.72 (3.63)26.41 (5.09)
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index