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Table 4 Stratified analyses of the TERT rs2736100 polymorphism on adenocarcinoma

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

Variables GG versus TT GT versus TT Dominant model Recessive model Additive model
  OR(95%CI) P a OR(95%CI) P a OR(95%CI) P a OR(95%CI) P a OR(95%CI) P a
Total 1.85(1.72-1.98) 0.117 1.44(1.31-1.59)b 0.037 1.56(1.42-1.71)b 0.030 1.50(1.41-1.60) 0.447 1.36(1.31-1.41) 0.169
Source of control           
Population based 2.36(1.96-2.83) 0.515 1.71(1.48-1.98) 0.052 1.86(1.62-2.13) 0.078 1.64(1.41-1.92) 0.648 1.52(1.39-1.65) 0.497
Hospital based 1.74(1.59-1.90) 0.532 1.34(1.24-1.44) 0.954 1.44(1.34-1.54) 0.875 1.45(1.34-1.57) 0.454 1.32(1.26-1.38) 0.610
  1. a P value of Q-test for heterogeneity test
  2. bRandom-effects model was used when P value for heterogeneity test <0.05; otherwise, fix-effects model was used