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Table 2 One standard deviation for each anthropometry and DNA methylation variable

From: DNA methylation of the IGF2/H19 imprinting control region and adiposity distribution in young adults

1 Standard deviation Males Females
Weight (kg) 14.6 13.3
Height (cm) 7.3 6.5
BMI (kg/m2) 4.2 4.6
Waist (cm) 10.9 11.4
Skin fold thickness (mm)   
Subscapular 6.5 6.7
Suprailiac 8.6 7.8
Abdominal 9.7 7.9
Triceps 6.2 6.2
Fat thickness (cm)   
Subcutaneous 10.5 11.1
Visceral 10.7 8.9
Birth weight (g) 621 613
Birth length (cm) 2.9 3.0
Birth head circumference (cm) 2.0 2.0
Head circumference at age 1 (cm) 1.3 1.3
Head circumference at age 2 (cm) 1.4 1.4
Head circumference at age 3 (cm) 1.4 1.4
Head circumference at age 5 (cm) 1.5 1.4
Head circumference at age 8 (cm) 1.5 1.5
Head circumference at age 10 years (cm) 1.5 1.7
Principal components   
Principal component 1 (score) 1.8 1.6
Principal component 2 (score) 1.3 1.1
CpG 1 (%) 3.9 3.9
CpG 5 to 8 (%) 5.1 4.6
CpG 11 to 12 (%) 4.0 5.0
CpG 13 to 14 (%) 3.7 3.6
CpG 21 to 22 (%) 6.6 6.1
CpG 23 (%) 7.2 6.7
Mean H19 (%) 4.6 6.5
Average of all SD 5.1 5.0
  1. A change of one in a z-score for a given variable corresponds to a one standard deviation change in units for that variable.