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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)