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Table 3 Pooled ORs of association between TNF-238G/A polymorphism and TB susceptibility

From: Association between tumor necrosis factor alpha-238G/a polymorphism and tuberculosis susceptibility: a meta-analysis study

Comparison Cases/Controls GA+AA versus GG A versus G
   OR(95% CI) Pz test Ph OR(95% CI) Pz test Ph
Ethnicity        
Asian 800/625 1.124 (0.792–1.597) 0.639 0.513 0.513 (0.799–1.567) 0.538 0.513
Non-Asian 384/914 0.844 (0.542-1.313) 0.451 0.698 0.837 (0.544-1.287) 0.417 0.687
TB type        
PTB 644/731 1.037 (0.708-1.517) 0.853 0.487 0.993 (0.689-1.431) 0.971 0.428
Other TB 359/275 1.259 (0.698-2.271) 0.443 0.878 1.334 (0.755-2.358) 0.321 0.856
HIV status        
HIV- 515/835 1.003 (0.688–1.462) 0.989 0.446 1.034 (0.719–1.487) 0.855 0.375
ND 669/704 1.007 (0.679-1.493) 0.973 0.634 0.964 (0.661-1.407) 0.850 0.584
  1. *Ph= Pheterogeneity; HIV-= HIV negative; PTB= pulmonary tuberculosis; ND= Not done.