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Table 1 Study population demographics according to CYP19A1 and PPARG methylation (%)

From: CYP19A1 promoter methylation in saliva associated with milestones of pubertal timing in urban girls

  CYP19A1methylation (%) PPARGmethylation (%)
Characteristic N Mean (SD) p N Mean (SD) p
Overall 125 88.84 (3.45) - 129 10.45 (2.14) -
Child ethnicity       
Hispanic* 100 89.06 (3.39) 0.75** 102 10.51 (2.18) 0.28**
Not hispanic 25 87.96 (3.59)   27 10.21 (2.00)  
Child race       
Black* 44 88.48 (3.39) 0.39 45 10.45 (2.36) 0.98
Not black 81 89.03 (3.48)   84 10.44 (2.02)  
Caregiver education       
≤High school 75 89.12 (3.58) 0.34 78 10.37 (2.17) 0.93
>High school 45 88.49 (3.31)   46 10.40 (2.14)  
Baseline BMI       
<85 th 76 88.80 (3.53) 0.88 79 10.47 (2.06) 0.86
≥85 th 49 88.89 (3.37)   50 10.4 (2.28)  
  1. *includes 19 individuals who are self- identified as Black Hispanics.
  2. **p for the nonparametric Mann Whitney U test.