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Table 3 Odds Ratio statistics for RU athlete status by playing position for FTO genotype (TT/AA), allele (T/A) and recessive (T/AA) genetic models

From: Fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) gene influences skeletal muscle phenotypes in non-resistance trained males and elite rugby playing position

Positional comparison Genetic model Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval P value
Backs v Forwards T/AA 1.84 1.06-3.19 0.029
Back 3 and centres v Controls TT/AA 2.33 1.05-5.16 0.038
T/AA 2.64 1.05-5.16 0.012
Back 3 and centres v Forwards TT/AA 3.23 1.39-7.46 0.006
T/AA 3.12 1.43-6.84 0.004
T/A 1.44 1.04-1.97 0.026
Back 3 and centres v all other RU athletes TT/AA 3.08 1.36-6.98 0.007
T/AA 3.09 1.43-6.68 0.004
T/A 1.37 1.01-1.86 0.045
Back 3 and centres v other backs TT/AA 2.98 1.17-7.59 0.022
T/AA 2.63 0.96-7.19 0.060