Table 3

Parent-offspring regressions for adjusted trait measures
Trait Slope R-squared N pairs P value
BMI 0.27 0.07 104 0.0087
Weight 0.22 0.07 107 0.0062
Height 0.17 0.02 106 0.12
Hip circumference 0.36 0.14 105 0.0001
Waist circumference 0.30 0.10 106 0.0008
Systolic BP 0.09 0.01 89 0.35
Diastolic BP −0.02 0.00 90 0.78
Glucose 0.05 0.01 104 0.34
Triglycerides 0.05 0.03 103 0.09
Total-Cholesterol 0.24 0.08 104 0.0033
HDL-Cholesterol 0.09 0.04 105 0.50
LDL-Cholesterol 0.27 0.15 103 5 × 10-5
Telomere length 0.66 0.28 41 0.0003

Note: P-value significant at p < 0.05.

Al-Attas et al.

Al-Attas et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2012 13:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-38

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