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Table 2 Allele counts and frequency of the D6S1276 BMP5 microsatellite in women with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and control women from the three sample collections

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

  Controls         Patients with knee OA       
  Spain   Greece   UK   Total   Spain   Greece   UK   Total  
Alleles Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count %
5              1 0.3 1 0.1
6      1 0.2 1 0.1 1 0.2 4 0.7    5 0.4
7 16 5.2 20 4.8 28 4.4 64 4.7 16 3.9 11 2 17 4.4 44 3.2
8 52 17 70 16.8 117 18.2 239 17.5 91 22.2 114 20.2 95 24.6 300 22.1
9 66 21.6 99 23.8 137 21.3 302 22.1 82 20 113 20 56 14.5 251 18.5
10 126 41.2 159 38.2 263 41 548 40.2 174 42.4 240 42.6 164 42.5 578 42.5
11 42 13.7 65 15.6 87 13.6 194 14.2 43 10.5 79 14 50 13 172 12.6
12 4 1.3 3 0.7 9 1.4 16 1.2 3 0.7 3 0.5 3 0.8 9 0.7
Total 306   416   642   1,364   410   564   386   1,360