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Table 2 The allele frequency of the genotypes of MUC5B promoter polymorphism among the 3 studied groups

From: A preliminary study: MUC5B promoter polymorphism and its association with IPF

  IPF patients (group I) (n = 42) Other ILD patients (group II) (n = 47) Control subjects (group III) (n = 40) P value Pairs
Genotype      
TT 5 (11.9%) 2 (4.3%) 2 (5%) 0.003 1*2 = 0.043
GT 21 (50%) 15 (31.9%) 6 (15%)   1*3 = 0.001
GG 16 (38.1%) 30 (63.8%) 32 (80%)   2*3 = 0.184
Genotype      1*2 = 0.015
TT or GT 26 (61.9%) 17 (36.2%) 8 (20%) < 0.001 1*3 < 0.001
GG 16 (38.1%) 30 (63.8%) 32 (80%)   2*3 = 0.097