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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population by MetS

From: Association of rs9939609-FTO with metabolic syndrome components among women from Mayan communities of Chiapas, Mexico

  Without MetS With MetS Total P-value*
n % or median 95% CI or p25–p75 n % or median 95% CI or p25–p75 n  
Characteristics
Age
  Years 116 37.0 33.0 43.0 175 40.0 35.0 47.0 291 100 0.001†
   < 35 years 39 53.4 42.0 64.5 34 46.6 35.5 58.0 73 100 0.006
  35–40 years 35 38.9 29.3 49.2 55 61.1 50.8 70.7 90 100
  41–45 years 24 42.9 30.5 55.9 32 57.1 44.1 69.5 56 100
   > 45 years 18 25.0 16.1 35.8 54 75.0 64.2 83.9 72 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Geographic area
  Urban 94 40.7 34.5 47.1 137 59.3 52.9 65.5 231 100 0.570
  Rural 22 36.7 25.3 49.3 38 63.3 50.7 74.7 60 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Years of schooling
  Years 116 9.0 4.3 12.0 175 6.0 2.0 9.0 291 100  < 0.001†
  0–5 years 34 32.1 23.8 41.4 72 67.9 58.6 76.2 106 100 0.008
  6–10 years 52 39.1 31.1 47.6 81 60.9 52.4 68.9 133 100
   > 10 years 30 57.7 44.2 70.4 22 42.3 29.6 55.8 52 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Language (ethnicity)
  Spanish 76 41.1 34.2 48.3 109 58.9 51.7 65.8 185 100 0.575
  Indigenous (any Mayan languages) 40 37.7 28.9 47.2 66 62.3 52.8 71.1 106 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.40 65.6 291 100
Household conditions
Piped water within the house
  Yes 98 42.2 36.0 48.7 134 57.8 51.3 64.0 232 100 0.100
  No 18 30.5 19.9 43.0 41 69.5 57.0 80.1 59 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Cooking fuel
  Wood or coal 39 47.0 36.5 57.7 44 53.0 42.3 63.5 83 100 0.272
  Gas or electric 32 35.6 26.2 45.8 58 64.4 54.2 73.8 90 100
  Both 45 38.1 29.7 47.1 73 61.9 52.9 70.3 118 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100  
Television
  No 12 37.5 22.4 54.8 20 62.5 45.2 77.6 32 100 0.772
  Yes 104 40.2 34.3 46.2 155 59.8 53.8 65.7 259 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Microwave oven
  No 83 39.5 33.1 46.2 127 60.5 53.8 66.9 210 100 0.849
  Yes 33 40.7 30.5 51.6 48 59.3 48.4 69.5 81 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Cell phone (head of the household)
  No 32 42.7 31.9 54.0 43 57.3 46.0 68.1 75 100 0.565
  Yes 84 38.9 32.6 45.5 132 61.1 54.5 67.4 216 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
Fridge
  No 32 38.1 28.3 48.7 52 61.9 51.3 71.7 84 100 0.695
  Yes 84 40.6 34.1 47.4 123 59.4 52.6 65.9 207 100
  Total 116 39.9 34.4 45.6 175 60.1 54.4 65.6 291 100
  1. *Chi-square test for independence. †Mann-Whitney U test