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Table 2 Metabolic syndrome and metabolic syndrome component prevalence in subjects when classified in accordance to their genotype of the FTO rs9939609 T>A polymorphism

From: Association between the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism and the metabolic syndrome in a non-Caucasian multi-ethnic sample

  TT AA & AT OR (95% CI) P-value
Overall N = 2121 1482 639   
IDF MetS (%) 31.2 35.8 1.23 (1.01, 1.50) 0.036
   South Asian 36.8 49.1 1.66 (1.06, 2.58) 0.027
   Chinese 24.6 22.4 0.89 (0.46, 1.69) 0.71
   Oji-Cree 48.9 51.9 1.13 (0.63, 2.03) 0.68
   Greenland Inuit 23.9 29.4 1.33 (0.99, 1.77) 0.051
NCEP ATP III MetS (%) 21.1 25.2 1.26 (1.02, 1.57) 0.036
   South Asian 28.3 35.8 1.42 (0.88, 2.27) 0.15
   Chinese 18.5 22.4 1.27 (0.65, 2.46) 0.48
   Oji-Cree 36.2 40.4 1.19 (0.66, 2.17) 0.56
   Greenland Inuit 13.3 18.2 1.44 (1.02, 2.04) 0.037
MetS BP (%) 30.3 33.2 1.14 (0.94, 1.39) 0.19
   South Asian 35.5 33.0 0.89 (0.56, 1.41) 0.62
   Chinese 32.8 40.3 1.39 (0.79, 2.43) 0.25
   Oji-Cree 27.6 19.2 0.63 (0.30, 1.30) 0.20
   Greenland Inuit 29.7 34.0 1.22 (0.93, 1.60) 0.16
MetS Triglycerides (%) 25.0 26.5 1.08 (0.87, 1.34) 0.47
   South Asian 46.1 46.8 1.03 (0.67, 1.60) 0.89
   Chinese 38.8 31.3 0.72 (0.40, 1.29) 0.27
   Oji-Cree 33.1 40.4 1.37 (0.76, 2.49) 0.30
   Greenland Inuit 12.7 13.3 1.05 (0.72, 1.54) 0.79
MetS HDL (%) 33.7 39.6 1.29 (1.07, 1.56) 0.0089
   South Asian 69.1 71.7 1.13 (0.70, 1.83) 0.61
   Chinese 51.7 61.2 1.47 (0.85, 2.56) 0.17
   Oji-Cree 45.7 59.6 1.75 (0.97, 3.17) 0.061
   Greenland Inuit 15.3 16.4 1.09 (0.77, 1.53) 0.64
MetS Glucose (%) 45.3 47.7 1.10 (0.92, 1.33) 0.30
   South Asian 25.7 34.1 1.50 (0.93, 2.43) 0.098
   Chinese 17.2 20.9 1.27 (0.64, 2.50) 0.49
   Oji-Cree 53.5 44.2 0.69 (0.38, 1.24) 0.21
   Greenland Inuit 54.1 60.2 1.28 (0.99, 1.66) 0.059
MetS Waist (IDF) (%) 60.9 65.0 1.19 (0.98, 1.44) 0.080
   South Asian 64.5 75.1 1.67 (1.03, 2.69) 0.036
   Chinese 34.9 32.8 0.91 (0.51, 1.62) 0.75
   Oji-Cree 81.0 78.9 0.87 (0.43, 1.79) 0.71
   Greenland Inuit 58.9 64.0 1.24 (0.95, 1.61) 0.11
BMI>33 kg/m2 (%) 8.1 10.6 1.35 (0.99, 1.84) 0.060
   South Asian 4.0 5.8 1.48 (0.53, 4.18) 0.45
   Chinese 2.2 1.5 0.69 (0.079, 5.99) 0.73
   Oji-Cree 13.5 26.9 2.36 (1.19, 4.68) 0.012
   Greenland Inuit 8.3 12.4 1.57 (1.04, 2.36) 0.032