Skip to main content

Table 3 Comparison of clinical variables according to rs1501299 genotypes

From: ADIPOQ gene is linked to emotional eating behaviour in young Nigerian adults independent of psychological traits

Variable G-allele carriers (GG and GT genotypes; n = 66) TT genotype (n = 12) Independent sample t test
BMI (kg/m2) 20.5 ± 5.5 21.1 ± 3.2 − 0.39
Cognitive restraint 17.2 ± 4.6 15.5 ± 6.2 1.13
Uncontrolled eating 20.4 ± 5.7 19.0 ± 5.7 0.76
Emotional eating 5.9 ± 2.4 3.8 ± 2.4 2.87*
Depression 4.3 ± 3.7 4.0 ± 3.5 0.24
Anxiety 5.3 ± 3.9 5.5 ± 5.5 − 0.18
Stress 6.6 ± 3.7 6.6 ± 4.0 − 0.00
  1. Statistics: data are reported as numbers (mean ± SD)
  2. BMI body mass index, n sample size
  3. *P < 0.05