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Table 1 Study characteristics from published studies on the relation of the TERT rs2736100 polymorphism to cancer risk in this meta- analysis

From: The TERT rs2736100 Polymorphism and Cancer Risk: A Meta-analysis Based on 25 Case-Control Studies

ID First author Year Ethnicity Cancer type Source of controls Total Cases Controls HWE
        TT TG GG TT TG GG  
1 Jin(China)[21] 2009 Asian Lung cancer PB 2551 353 627 232 450 658 231 0.72
2 Wang(England) [22] 2010 European Lung cancer PB 792 42 115 82 136 259 158 0.15
3 Kohno(Japan) [23] 2010 Asian Lung cancer MIXED 2624 488 796 372 373 460 135 0.72
4 Hsiung(China-GELAC) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer PB 1169 118 330 136 225 278 82 0.79
5 Hsiung(China-GELAC(replication)) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer PB 1170 156 318 136 214 260 86 0.63
6 Hsiung(China-CAMSCH) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer PB 556 71 122 77 87 154 45 0.09
7 Hsiung(Korea-SNU) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer PB 542 87 125 44 114 141 31 0.19
8 Hsiung(Korea-KNUH) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer PB 227 40 52 26 44 46 19 0.25
9 Hsiung(Korea-KUMC) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer PB 176 31 47 15 31 41 11 0.66
10 Hsiung(China-WHLCS) [24] 2010 Asian Lung cancer HB 381 50 83 42 65 104 37 0.68
11 MiKi(Japan) [25] 2010 Asian Lung cancer MIXED 2904 291 498 215 696 890 314 0.30
12 MiKi(Japan(replication)) [25] 2010 Asian Lung cancer HB 8201 157 273 95 2830 3664 1182 0.94
13 MiKi(Korea) [25] 2010 Asian Lung cancer HB 2015 174 277 106 567 692 199 0.60
14 Hu(China) [26] 2011 Asian Lung cancer HB 17937 2393 4294 1872 3231 4533 1614 0.72
15 Shete(England) [27] 2009 European Glioma PB 2065 115 316 200 349 676 409 0.04
16 Shete(America) [27] 2009 European Glioma HB 3480 230 645 372 546 1103 584 0.58
17 Shete(France) [27] 2009 European Glioma PB 2913 225 686 441 383 807 371 0.18
18 Shete(German) [27] 2009 European Glioma PB 1056 91 240 160 133 269 163 0.28
19 Shete(Sweden) [27] 2009 European Glioma PB 1387 120 326 177 212 367 185 0.29
20 Wrensch(America) [28] 2009 European Glioma PB 4672 95 354 242 1021 1904 1056 0.01
21 Schoemaker(Denmark) [29] 2010 European Glioma PB 265 22 58 39 31 74 41 0.82
22 Schoemaker(Finland) [29] 2010 European Glioma PB 192 8 56 33 23 53 19 0.25
23 Chen(China) [30] 2011 Asian Glioma HB 1989 244 515 194 334 542 160 0.01
24 Gago-Dominguez(America) [31] 2010 European Bladder cancer PB 1018 86 239 146 127 262 158 0.36
25 Gago-Dominguez(China) [31] 2010 Asian Bladder cancer PB 1024 141 260 98 174 274 77 0.06
  1. PB: population based; HB: hospital based