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Table 2 Differences between rheumatoid arthritis patients with or without cardiovascular events according to CCR5Δ32 polymorphisma

From: CCR5Δ32 variant and cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cohort study

  RA patients, n(%)   
CCR5genotype With CV events Without CV events P value OR (95% CI)
CCR5/CCR5 84 (96.6) 495 (88.7)   1
CCR5/CCR5Δ32 3 (3.4) 61 (10.9) 0.029 0.29 (0.06 to 0.92)
CCR5Δ32/CCR5Δ32 0 (0.0) 2 (0.4) 0.99 0.0 (0.0 to 31.63)
CCR5Δ32 carriers 3 (3.4) 63 (11.3) 0.025 0.28 (0.06 to 0.89)
Allele 2     
    CCR5 171 (98.3) 1,051 (94.2)   1
    CCR5Δ32 3 (1.7) 65 (5.8) 0.024 0.28 (0.06 to 0.88)
  1. aCV: cardiovascular; OR (95% CI): odds ratio with 95% confidence interval; RA: rheumatoid arthritis.