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Table 2 Allelic genotypes and frequency in male controls and cases

From: Short rare hTERT-VNTR2-2nd alleles are associated with prostate cancer susceptibility and influence gene expression

Genotype Male controls 421 [N(%)] Prostate cancer 329 [N(%)] OR (95% CI) P
28/44 0 (0.00) 1 (0.30) - 0.2576
37/44 0 (0.00) 1 (0.30) - 0.2576
39/42 1 (0.24) 1 (0.30) 1.28 (0.08-20.5) 0.8611
39/44 0 (0.00) 3 (0.91) - 0.0496*
40/42 0 (0.00) 1 (0.30) - 0.2576
40/44 1 (0.24) 1 (0.30) 1.28 (0.08-20.5) 0.8611
42/42 54 (12.83) 37 (11.25) 0.86 (0.55-1.34) 0.5107
42/43 6 (1.43) 6 (1.82) 1.28 (0.41-4.02) 0.6660
42/44 192 (45.61) 150 (45.59) 1.00 (0.75-1.34) 0.9972
43/44 15 (3.56) 7 (2.13) 0.59 (0.24-1.46) 0.2477
44/44 152 (36.10) 121 (36.79) 1.03 (.076-1.39) 0.8491
C/C 419 (99.52) 321 (97.57) 5.22 (1.10-24.76)
C/R 2 (0.48) 8 (2.43) P = 0.02*
  1. Bold numbers represent the rare alleles of hTERT-VNTR2-2nd. C, common alleles; R, rare alleles. * Statistically significant (P < 0.05)