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Table 3 Univariate analysis of predictive factors in case of OSMF.

From: Synergistic effect of stromelysin-1 (matrix metalloproteinase-3) promoter (-1171 5A->6A) polymorphism in oral submucous fibrosis and head and neck lesions

  OSMF CONTROL p-value OR 95%CI
Age      
<45 76 64 0.001 2.94 1.66-5.21
≥45 25 62    
Gender      
Male 77 105 0.24 0.64 0.33-1.23
Female 24 21    
6A*      
-ve 3 2 0.79 1.89 0.05-6.93
+ve 98 124    
5A**      
-ve 74 110 0.01 2.508 1.27-4.94
+ve 27 16    
  1. *6A-denotes 5A/5A genotypes and 6A+denotes 6A/6A or 5A/6A. **: 5A-denotes 6A/6A genotype and 5A+ denotes 5A/5A or 5A/6A. Data were analyzed by Fisher's exact test.