Table 4

Association of the D6S1276 BMP5 microsatellite with knee osteoarthritis (OA) by sample collection and by gender

Number

P-values

Collection

Gender

Controls

Knee OA

Multi-allelic trend test

Genotype test


Spain

women

149

200

0.2

0.5

men

277

43

0.4

0.4

all

426

243

0.1

0.5

Greece

women

205

275

0.021

0.032

men

120

63

0.8

0.6

all

325

338

0.2

0.09

UK

women

312

187

0.028

0.2

men

325

157

0.09

0.3

all

637

344

0.0059

0.1


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

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