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Table 5 Analysis of variance (ANOVA) across genotypes for the melanocortin receptor 4 (MC4R) NcoI RFLP in the Québec Family Study

From: Linkage and Association Studies between the Melanocortin Receptors 4 and 5 Genes and Obesity-Related Phenotypes in the Québec Family Study

   MC4R RFLP Genotypes  
   NcoI 6.3/NcoI 6.3 NcoI 6.3/NcoI 5.6 NcoI 5.6/NcoI 5.6  
Variables Sex N Mean SE N Mean SE N Mean SE ANOVA
FM (kg) Males 62 21.4 1.2 40 24.4 1.4 9 23.1 3.1 p = 0.29
  Females 60 23.0 1.3 40 30.3 1.6 3 28.0 5.7 p = 0.002**
%FAT Males 62 26.3 0.8 40 28.8 1.0 9 26.3 2.2 p = 0.17
  Females 60 35.4 0.9 40 40.2 1.2 3 41.4 4.3 p = 0.004*
FFM (kg) Males 62 57.2 0.9 40 58.1 1.2 9 62.8 2.4 p = 0.14
  Females 60 40.4 0.7 40 43.0 0.9 3 38.4 3.2 p = 0.05
  1. Only variables showing significant results at p ≤ 0.05 (in bold) are reported. Results remaining significant after the Bonferroni correction for multiple tests are indicated with asterisks.
  2. *p = 0.04; **p = 0.02.