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Table 3 Meta-analysis of rs29232 in studies with samples from various incidence regions

From: Heterogeneity revealed through meta-analysis might link geographical differences with nasopharyngeal carcinoma incidence in Han Chinese populations

   Sample Fixed effect Random effect Heterogeneity
  Population Case Control P OR 95 % CI P OR 95 % CI I2 % P
All   4,926 7,554 1.46E-30 1.45 1.36–1.54 1.90E-16 1.51 1.34–1.61 47 0.1092
Moderate incidence region Taiwan 1,254 2,215 3.43E-13 1.70 1.47–1.95 3.43E-13 1.70 1.47–1.95 0 0.7998
High incidence region Guangdong and Guangxia 3,672 5,339 2.92E-20 1.40 1.30–1.49 2.92E-13 1.40 1.30–1.49 0 0.4627
  1. aMost of the samples were from high incidence region (Guangdong and Guangxi) except 922 controls were Han Chinese from Singapore