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Table 4 Risks of combined MMP-3/TIMP-1 genotype for developing duodenal ulcer in females

From: Matrix metalloproteinase-3 promoter polymorphisms but not dupA-H. pylori correlate to duodenal ulcers in H. pylori-infected females

  Gastritis Duodenal ulcer OR (95% CI) P
MMP-3 -1612 - TIMP-1 372 n (%) n (%)   
   5A carrier - T carrier 39 (88.6) 5 (11.4) 1 -
   5A carrier - C/C 7 (77.8) 2 (22.2) 2.23 (0.36 - 13.85) 0.59
6A/6A - T carrier 109 (75.2) 36 (24.8) 2.58 (0.94 - 7.03) 0.06
6A/6A - C/C 28 (68.3) 13 (31.7) 3.62 (1.16 - 11.32) 0.03
  1. The p value was determined by Fisher's exact test. OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.