Table 3

Human leucocyte antigen-DRB1 rheumatoid arthritis-associated alleles, odds ratios and confidence intervals in the rheumatoid arthritis patient cohort

Risk allele

RA patients, n (%) (n = 143)

Controls*, n (%) (n = 1,104)

OR (95% CI)

P value


HLA-DRB1*01

26 (18.2)

93 (8.4)

2.4 (1.5 to 3.9)

0.0007

HLA-DRB1*04

61 (42.7)

41 (3.7)

19.3 (12.2 to 30.4)

<0.0001

HLA-DRB1*10

10 (7.0)

36 (3.3)

2.2 (1.0 to 4.6)

0.0338


HLA = human leucocyte antigen; OR = odds ratio; RA = rheumatoid arthritis. *Data from Robinson and colleagues [31,32].

Meyer et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R160   doi:10.1186/ar3479

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