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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects from two Korean populations stratified by Sasang constitutional type

From: The obesity-risk variant of FTO is inversely related with the So-Eum constitutional type: genome-wide association and replication analyses

Trait KoGES KCMS
All TE SE SY All TE SE SY
n 5,716 1,905 1,905 1,905 2,519 840 840 840
Age (y) 60.4 (8.5) 61.3 (8.6) 59.2 (8.3) 60.5 (8.6) 48.2 (15.9) 52.5 (16.0) 44.2 (15.1) 45.9 (15.2)
Woman (%) 53.1 48.7 60.4 52.7 64.1 53.9 68.9 72.9
Body mass index (kg/m2) 24.5 (3.4) 27.2 (3.5) 22.0 (2.2) 23.1 (2.3) 23.4 (3.3) 26.4 (2.8) 20.9 (2.4) 22.2 (2.5)
Waist circumference (cm) 86.5 (8.4) 93.3 (6.7) 80.0 (6.7) 82.9 (7.0) 84.0 (9.9) 92.5 (6.9) 76.9 (7.5) 79.6 (8.1)
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 45.9 (12.2) 43.9 (10.8) 48.2 (13.3) 46.5 (12.9) 48.0 (12.3) 43.3 (10.5) 51.8 (12.6) 51.0 (12.7)
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 119.8 (32.9) 119.6 (33.3) 119.9 (33.2) 119.5 (33.2) 108.5 (31.0) 113.9 (31.4) 102.6 (29.8) 104.7 (28.8)
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 142.6 (97.1) 155.8 (101.3) 131.3 (93.0) 138.8 (103.4) 124.9 (80.4) 153.5 (92.0) 99.0 (59.6) 109.9 (76.7)
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) 101.4 (25.3) 104.9 (27.4) 97.3 (19.6) 99.5 (23.6) 99.2 (28.2) 106.3 (34.9) 94.3 (21.8) 95.6 (24.8)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 119.9 (16.8) 123.2 (16.0) 116.0 (16.6) 118.7 (17.3) 119.5 (15.9) 125.4 (15.2) 115.0 (14.7) 115.5 (15.7)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 77.6 (10.3) 79.4 (9.96) 75.4 (10.2) 76.7 (10.4) 76.9 (11.2) 80.6 (10.7) 74.1 (11.0) 74.3 (10.9)
  1. Values are presented as mean (standard deviation) or as %.
  2. Abbreviations: KoGES Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study, KCMS Korea Constitution Multicenter Study, TE Tae-Eum, SE So-Eum, SY So-Yang.