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Table 3 Heterozygotes for the MC4R 103Ile-allele and cachexia status (as defined in Methods)

From: Val103Ile polymorphism of the melanocortin-4 receptor gene (MC4R) in cancer cachexia

Patients with Cachexia
N = 107 (21)
[102]
No cachexia
N = 402 (79)
[387]
Total
N = 509
[489]
Heterozygotes for the 103Ile-allele 2 [0] 23 [23] 25 [23]
No Heterozygotes for the 103Ile-allele 105 [102] 379 [364] 484 [466]
  1. Numbers in square brackets denote the number of patients without early leucaemic preliminary stages.
  2. Numbers in parentheses denote the particular percentage.
  3. Fisher's exact test, two sided, p-value = 0.13 [0.0068]