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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in each data set included in the DNA methylation meta-analysis

From: Skeletal muscle methylome and transcriptome integration reveals profound sex differences related to muscle function and substrate metabolism

FUSION Females, n = 115a Males, n = 159a p valueb
Age (years) 61 (8) 59 (8) 0.2
Health    0.026
 Healthy 93 (81%) 109 (69%)  
 T2D 22 (19%) 50 (31%)  
Gene SMART Females, n = 20a Males, n = 45a p valueb
Age (years) 35 (7) 32 (8) 0.1
Health    
 Healthy 20 (100%) 45 (100%)  
GSE38291 Females, n = 12a Males, n = 10a p valueb
Age (years) 66 (9) 70 (4) 0.15
Health    
 Healthy 6 (50%) 5 (50%)  
 T2D 6 (50%) 5 (50%)  
  1. Statistics shown for differences between males and females. The comparison of healthy and diabetic males and females tested whether males and females was equally represented in each group.
  2. aMean (SD); n (%)
  3. bWelch two-sample t-test