Table 3

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

Controls

Knee OA

Spain

Greece

UK

Total

Spain

Greece

UK

Total

Alleles

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%

Count

%


5

1

0.2

1

0.1

2

0.6

2

0.4

6

1

0.2

2

0.8

1

0.2

4

0.3

7

23

4

3

1.2

30

4.5

56

3.8

2

2.2

1

0.8

18

5.6

21

3.9

8

108

18.9

56

22.2

139

21

303

20.4

25

27.8

25

19.5

63

19.5

113

20.9

9

122

21.3

48

19

145

21.9

315

21.2

15

16.7

26

20.3

48

14.9

89

16.5

10

236

41.3

105

41.7

262

39.6

603

40.6

36

40

52

40.6

139

43.2

227

42.0

11

73

12.8

33

13.1

81

12.2

187

12.6

10

11.1

23

18

51

15.8

84

15.6

12

7

1.2

3

1.2

3

0.5

13

0.9

2

2.2

1

0.8

1

0.3

4

0.7

13

2

0.8

1

0.2

3

0.2

14

1

0.2

1

0.1


Total

572

252

662

1,486

90

128

322

540


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

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