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Table 1 Allele counts and frequency of the D6S1276 BMP5 microsatellite in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and in controls from the three sample collections

From: Association of a BMP5 microsatellite with knee osteoarthritis: case-control study

  Controls        Patients with knee OA       
Allele Spain   Greece   UK   Total   Spain   Greece   UK   Total  
  Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count %
5 1 0.1      1 0.0      3 0.4 3 0.2
6 1 0.1 2 0.3 2 0.2 5 0.2 1 0.2 4 0.6    5 0.3
7 39 4.4 23 3.4 58 4.4 120 4.2 18 3.6 12 1.7 35 4.9 65 3.4
8 160 18.2 126 18.9 256 19.6 542 19.0 116 23.2 139 20.1 158 22.3 413 21.7
9 188 21.4 147 22.0 282 21.6 617 21.6 97 19.4 139 20.1 104 14.7 340 17.9
10 362 41.2 264 39.5 525 40.3 1151 40.4 210 42.0 292 42.2 303 42.8 805 42.4
11 115 13.1 98 14.7 168 12.9 381 13.4 53 10.6 102 14.7 101 14.3 256 13.5
12 11 1.3 6 0.9 12 0.9 29 1.0 5 1.0 4 0.6 4 0.6 13 0.7
13    2 0.3 1 0.1 3 0.1         
14 1 0.1      1 0.0         
Total 878   668   1,304   2,850   500   692   708   1,900