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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%)