Table 2

Association between anthropometric markers and the FTO rs9939609 genotype

Males (n=3139, 49.3%)Females (n=3335, 50.7%)
TT
(n=2414, 76.9%)
TA+AA
(n=725, 23.1%)
P valuecrudeP valueadjustedTT
(n=2555, 76.6%)
TA+AA
(n=780, 23.4%)
P valuecrudeP valueadjusted*
Height (cm)†167.29±5.83167.03±5.410.3080.055154.07±5.52153.88±5.490.3970.863
Weight (kg)68.26±9.6768.80±9.390.1550.38558.78±8.3959.80±8.540.0030.003
WC (cm)83.47±7.5684.04±7.250.0530.05180.40±9.5081.46±9.480.0060.024
HC (cm)94.27±5.6294.66±5.350.0780.23393.93±5.8994.68±6.100.0020.001
WHR0.89±0.060.89±0.060.2980.0560.86±0.090.86±0.080.1870.566
BMI (kg/m²)24.34±2.8724.62±2.870.0220.04024.75±3.2225.24±3.30<0.0010.001
Normal/underweight‡762 (78.9)204 (21.1)0.213N/A770 (80.0)193 (20.0)0.002N/A
Overweight646 (76.2)202 (23.8)686 (77.4)200 (22.6)
Obesity1006 (75.9)319 (24.1)1099 (74.0)387 (26.0)
WHtR0.50±0.050.50±0.040.0260.0090.52±0.070.53±0.070.0040.018
Normal1136 (78.8)305 (21.2)0.018N/A953 (79.4)247 (20.6)0.004N/A
Abdominal obesity1287 (75.3)424 (24.7)1602 (75.0)531 (25.0)
  • *Adjusted models considered residence area, age, alcohol consumption, smoking status, educational level, physical activity, cohabitation, and total energy.

  • †Data are presented as the means±SDs.

  • ‡Data are presented as the number of subjects (%).

  • BMI, body mass index; HC, hip circumference; n, number of subjects; N/A, not applicable; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio; WHtR, waist-to-height ratio.