Table 2

Descriptive statistics of African American study participants enrolled in HyperGEN and genotyped on the Affymetrix 6.0 array.

n = 1,086


Age (years)

43.9 ± 13.4

Females (%)

66.6

Height (cm)

168.0 ± 90.0

Weight (kg)

91.3 ± 23.9

BMI (kg/m2)

32.5 ± 8.1

SBP (mmHg)

128.9 ± 22.2

DBP (mmHg)

73.8 ± 11.7

Center

Birmingham, AL

856

Forsyth County, NC

230

ARD (cm)

3.26 ± 0.38


Mean ± standard deviation when applicable. BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DPB, diastolic blood pressure; ARD, aortic root diameter.

Wineinger et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2011 4:4   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-4-4

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