Table 1

Demographic features of subjects; values are mean (SE) unless stated otherwise

MalesFemales
Whites (n=37)Gujaratis (n=42)Whites (n=51)Gujaratis (n=71)
NS, not significant.
Age (years)33 (5)34 (5)32 (6)34 (5)
NSNS
Weight (kg)86.3 (19.2)72.2 (8.4)68.2 (12.7)58.8 (10.8)
(p<0.001)(p<0.001)
Height (m)1.76 (0.07)1.69 (0.06)1.63 (0.06)1.55 (0.05)
(p<0.01)(p<0.001)
Proportion of subjects who were smokers (%)35.133.341.22.8
NS(p<0.001)
Amount smoked (number of pack years)16.3 (11)7.6 (4.3)13.0 (10.2)1.1 (0.6)
(p<0.05)(p<0.01)
Proportion of subjects who consumed alcohol (%)97.373.888.241.4
(p<0.01)(p<0.001)
Alcohol consumption (units per week)16.0 (19.1)10.1 (12.8)5.2 (6.1)1.8 (1.5)
(p<0.01)(p<0.001)
Use of oral contraceptive pills (%)25.515
NS
Sunlight exposure (>4 hours per day) (%)2711.913.77
(p<0.001)(p<0.01)
Non-vegetarian diet (%)93.270.291.250.7
(p<0.05)(p<0.001)