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Table 3 Distribution of MBL2 alleles (rs1800450) in patients with history of RF and controls

From: MBL2 gene polymorphism rs1800450 and rheumatic fever with and without rheumatic heart disease: an Egyptian pilot study

  Controls (n = 80) RF (n = 160) p OR 95% CI
  Without RHD (n = 80) With RHD (n = 80)
Allele       
A n (%) 112 (70) 118 (73.8) 149 (93.1)    
B n (%) 48 (30) 42 (26.2) 11 (6.9) 0.720 a 0.83 0.42–1.65
0.0001b 0.17* 0.08–0.37
  1. a RF without RHD versus controls. b RF with RHD versus controls
  2. * significant difference at p < 0.05