Table 2

Allele counts and frequency of the D6S1276 BMP5 microsatellite in women with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and control women from the three sample collections

Controls

Patients with knee OA

Spain

Greece

UK

Total

Spain

Greece

UK

Total

Alleles

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%


5

1

0.3

1

0.1

6

1

0.2

1

0.1

1

0.2

4

0.7

5

0.4

7

16

5.2

20

4.8

28

4.4

64

4.7

16

3.9

11

2

17

4.4

44

3.2

8

52

17

70

16.8

117

18.2

239

17.5

91

22.2

114

20.2

95

24.6

300

22.1

9

66

21.6

99

23.8

137

21.3

302

22.1

82

20

113

20

56

14.5

251

18.5

10

126

41.2

159

38.2

263

41

548

40.2

174

42.4

240

42.6

164

42.5

578

42.5

11

42

13.7

65

15.6

87

13.6

194

14.2

43

10.5

79

14

50

13

172

12.6

12

4

1.3

3

0.7

9

1.4

16

1.2

3

0.7

3

0.5

3

0.8

9

0.7


Total

306

416

642

1,364

410

564

386

1,360


Rodriguez-Fontenla et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R257   doi:10.1186/ar4102

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