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Table 3 Baseline characteristics according to FTO genotype for the three SNPs

From: Assessment of the FTO gene polymorphisms (rs1421085, rs17817449 and rs9939609) in exercise-trained men and women: the effects of a 4-week hypocaloric diet

FTO SNP Genotype Age
(yr)
Sex n (m/f) Height
(cm)
Body Weight
(kg)
Body Fat %
rs1421085 TT 28 ± 10 6/8 174 ± 8 76.1 ± 11.1 26.7 ± 7.2
CT + CC 34 ± 9 6/27 167 ± 7 67.7 ± 12.5 26.4 ± 5.8
rs17817499 TT 28 ± 10 5/11 173 ± 9 73.6 ± 12.8 26.2 ± 7.4
GT + GG 34 ± 8 6/25 167 ± 7 68.4 ± 12.6 26.8 ± 5.7
rs9939609 TT 27 ± 10 4/10 173 ± 9 73.8 ± 12.7 27.1 ± 7.0
AT + AA 34 ± 9 8/25 168 ± 7 68.7 ± 12.4 26.2 ± 5.9
  1. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD. Legend: cm Centimeters, f Female, kg Kilograms, m Male, yr Years of age. Note: we grouped heterozygotes/homozygotes that were at increased risk for obesity for all three SNPs (i.e., C/−, G/− and A/−)
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