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Table 4 Univariate analysis of predictive factors in case of HNSCC.

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

  HNSCC CONTROL p-value OR 95%CI
Age      
<45 16 78 0.001 2.74 0.13-0.54
≥45 36 48    
Gender      
Male 114 105 0.93 1.08 0.56-2.10
Female 21 21    
6A*      
-ve 6 2 0.03 2.93 0.58.79
+ve 129 126    
5A**      
-ve 106 110 0.02 1.8 0.96-3.66
+ve 29 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.