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Table 1 Study Participant Characteristics in the ARIC and HANDLS Studies

From: Genetic loci for serum magnesium among African-Americans and gene-environment interaction at MUC1 and TRPM6 in European-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study

  ARIC study HANDLS study
  European-Americans African-Americans African-Americans
N 8926 2737 942
Age, mean (SD) 54.3 (5.7) 53.4 (5.8) 48.3 (9.0)
Female, % (n) 53.0 (4728) 62.6 (1714) 55.9 (527)
Prevalent diabetes, % (n) 8.4 (749) 18.7 (513) 32.2 (303)
Diuretic use, % (n) 14.5 (1297) 28.8 (788) 13.6 (128)
Estimated glomerula filtration rate (mL/min/1.73 m2), mean (SD) 93.3 (12.7) 103.8 (18.0) 96.3 (24.1)
Serum Mg (mmol/L), mean (SD) 0.83 (0.07) 0.79 (0.08) 0.77 (0.08)
  1. Abbreviation: SD, standard deviation