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Table 1 Allelic frequencies of the ASPN D repeat and CILP rs2073711 polymorphisms

From: Functional polymorphisms in asporin and CILP together with joint loading predispose to hand osteoarthritis

Alleles All (N = 524) Dentists (N = 285) Teachers (N = 239)
N (cases) % N (cases) % N (cases) %
ASPN D repeat
 D12 23 (2) 2.2 14 (1) 2.5 9 (1) 1.9
 D13 555 (114) 53.0 310 (45) 54.4 245 (69) 51.3
 D14 172 (35) 16.4 101 (20) 17.7 71 (15) 14.9
 D15 190 (46) 18.1 86 (21) 15.1 104 (25) 21.8
 D16 65 (11) 6.2 33 (4) 5.8 32 (7) 6.7
 D17 26 (4) 2.5 18 (3) 3.2 8 (1) 1.7
 D18 17 (2) 1.6 8 (2) 1.4 9 (0) 1.9
CILP rs2073711 All (N = 529) Dentists (N = 288) Teachers (N = 241)
  N (cases) % N (cases) % N (cases) %
 T 435 (92) 41.1 233 (42) 40.4 202 (50) 41.9
 C 623 (124) 58.9 343 (54) 59.6 280 (70) 58.1
 CC 180 (33) 34.0 106 (17) 36.6 74 (16) 30.7
 CT 263 (58) 48.4 131 (20) 45.5 132 (38) 54.8
 TT 86 (17) 16.3 51 (11) 17.7 35 (6) 14.5
  1. Fisher’s exact probability test was used to compare allele frequencies between dentists and teachers and a chi-square test was used to compare genotype frequencies between dentists and teachers