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Table 3 Mean difference in CpG methylation in a ±100 kb window flanking ancestry informative markers (AIMs) between African-Americans (AA), Caucasian-Americans (CA) and Han Chinese-Americans (HC), according to gene context

From: Effect of genetic ancestry on leukocyte global DNA methylation in cancer patients

Gene Context Mean β value   P value*  
AA CA HC AA_CA AA_HC CA_HC
Gene body 0.520 0.497 0.523 4.85e−6 3.56e−1 4.20e−8
Intergenic region 0.584 0.552 0.594 2.81e−17 2.48e−3 4.24e−31
Promoter 0.304 0.292 0.306 1.92e−2 6.72e−2 2.77e−5
  1. *Wilcoxon Rank Sum test, FDR p-value