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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and TLR4 Asp299Gly stratified by Sex

From: Association of the TLR4 Asp299Gly polymorphism with lung function in relation to body mass index

  Sex
  Male (n = 754) Female (n = 971)
  Mean ± SE Mean ± SE
Age, yrs 51.7 ± 0.55 51.1 ± 0.51
Height, cm 175.5 ± 0.57 162.4 ± 0.51
Weight, Kg 89.8 ± 0.24 74.3 ± 0.20
  n(%) n(%)
Age groups   
   < 40 years 180 (23.9%) 246 (25.3%)
   40-59 years 320 (42.4%) 393 (40.5%)
   ≥ 60 years 254 (33.7%) 332 (34.2%)
Body Mass Index (Kg/m2)   
   < 25 132 (17.5%) 289 (32.7%)*
   25-30 343 (45.5%) 301 (34.1%)
   >30 279 (37.0%) 293 (33.2%)
Smoking Status   
   Never Smoker 359(47.6%) 578 (59.5%)*
   Ever Smoker 395 (52.4%) 393 (40.5%)
TLR4299   
   Wild-type 635 (84.2%) 855 (88.1%)
   Polymorphic 119 (15.8%) 116 (11.9%)
Grain Dust   
   Not Exposed 305 (40.5%) 747 (76.9%)*
   Exposed 449 (59.5%) 224 (23.1%)
Household Smoking   
   Not Exposed 677 (89.8%) 846 (87.1%)
   Exposed 77 (10.2%) 125 (12.9%)
  1. * p < 0.001; p < 0.05