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Table 3 Allele counts and frequency of the D6S1276 BMP5 microsatellite in men with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and in control men from the three sample collections

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

  Controls         Knee OA        
  Spain   Greece   UK   Total   Spain   Greece   UK   Total  
Alleles Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count %
5 1 0.2      1 0.1      2 0.6 2 0.4
6 1 0.2 2 0.8 1 0.2 4 0.3         
7 23 4 3 1.2 30 4.5 56 3.8 2 2.2 1 0.8 18 5.6 21 3.9
8 108 18.9 56 22.2 139 21 303 20.4 25 27.8 25 19.5 63 19.5 113 20.9
9 122 21.3 48 19 145 21.9 315 21.2 15 16.7 26 20.3 48 14.9 89 16.5
10 236 41.3 105 41.7 262 39.6 603 40.6 36 40 52 40.6 139 43.2 227 42.0
11 73 12.8 33 13.1 81 12.2 187 12.6 10 11.1 23 18 51 15.8 84 15.6
12 7 1.2 3 1.2 3 0.5 13 0.9 2 2.2 1 0.8 1 0.3 4 0.7
13    2 0.8 1 0.2 3 0.2         
14 1 0.2      1 0.1         
Total 572   252   662   1,486   90   128   322   540  
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