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Table 5 The genotypes of MUC5B promoter polymorphism as regards the history of raising birds among the IPF patients and the other ILD patients groups

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

Genotype

Raising birds subjects

Non raising birds subjects

P value

IPF patients (group I)

   

GT and TT

4 (15.4%)

22 (84.6%)

0.002

GG

10 (62.5%)

6 (37.5%)

 

Other ILD patients (group II)

   

GT and TT

6 (35.3%)

11 (64.7%)

0.925

GG

11 (36.7%)

19 (63.3%)