Table 4

Association between the FTO rs9939609 genotype and fat markers in Koreans

BSEAdjusted r2P value*
Malesrs9939609Fat mass (kg)0.3920.1960.0810.046
A alleleFat mass (%)0.4970.1990.0830.012
Abdominal fat (%)0.0040.0020.1400.014
Degree of obesity (%)1.4830.5580.0490.008
<48 years†
rs9939609Fat mass (kg)0.4730.2820.0530.093
A alleleFat mass (%)0.4250.2760.0620.125
Abdominal fat (%)0.0040.0020.0570.116
Degree of obesity (%)1.9920.7750.0270.010
≥48 years
rs9939609Fat mass (kg)0.2400.2760.0940.385
A alleleFat mass (%)0.4560.2890.0700.115
Abdominal fat (%)0.0030.0020.0640.238
Degree of obesity (%)0.9150.8050.0560.256
Femalesrs9939609Fat mass (kg)0.7130.2120.0270.001
A alleleFat mass (%)0.6640.2050.0750.003
Abdominal fat (%)0.0060.0020.2390.001
Degree of obesity (%)2.2610.6630.0430.001
<50 years†
rs9939609Fat mass (kg)0.8710.3010.0150.004
A alleleFat mass (%)0.7020.2950.0250.017
Abdominal fat (%)0.0070.0030.0350.017
Degree of obesity (%)2.9530.9520.0290.002
≥50 years
rs9939609Fat mass (kg)0.6090.2960.0370.040
A alleleFat mass (%)0.7000.2830.0470.014
Abdominal fat (%)0.0070.0030.0490.006
Degree of obesity (%)1.7840.9180.0130.052
  • *Linear regression models were adjusted for residence area, age, alcohol consumption, smoking status, educational level, physical activity, cohabitation, and total energy.

  • †Median age of each sex group.

  • B, regression coefficient.