Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study population

From: Association of the leptin receptor Q223R (rs1137101) polymorphism with obesity measures in Sri Lankans

 Male (n = 206)Female (n = 324)pTotal (530)
Age (years)47.6 ± 11.047.5 ± 11.30.8647.5 ± 11.2
BMI (kg/m2)24.7 ± 3.825.2 ± 4.40.1325.0 ± 4.2
WC(cm)90.0 ± 10.488.7 ± 11.00.1889.2 ± 10.8
WHR0.95 ± 0.060.91 ± 0.07< 0.0010.92 ± 0.07
FBS (mmol/l)5.4 ± 2.55.5 ± 3.70.775.5 ± 3.2
TC (mmol/l)5.1 ± 1.15.8 ± 1.60.305.7 ± 1.5
LDL-C (mmol/l)3.8 ± 2.43.8 ± 2.10.883.8 ± 2.2
HDL-C (mmol/l)1.4 ± 1.71.4 ± 0.3< 0.0011.4 ± 1.1
TGL (mmol/l)3.5 ± 1.73.2 ± 2.1< 0.053.4 ± 2.0
  1. Data shown as mean ± SD; FBS, HDL-C and TGL log transformed for analysis
  2. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, FBS fasting blood sugar, TC total cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, TGL triglycerides