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Table 3 The rare hTERT -VNTR2-2nd alleles associated with prostate cancer

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

Samples No. of alleles Common alleles Rare alleles OR (95% CI) P
   42 43 44 Total 28 37 39 40 Total   
Male
controls
842
(%)
307
(36.46)
21
(2.49)
512
(60.81)
840
(99.76)
0 0 1 1 2
(0.24)
1 (reference) -
Prostate
Cancer
658
(%)
232
(35.26)
13
(1.97)
405
(61.55)
650
(98.78)
1 1 4 2 8
(1.22)
5.17
(1.09-24.43)
0.021*
  1. * Statistically significant (P < 0.05)