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Table 1 Principal characteristics of studies included in the meta-analysis

From: mEH Tyr113His polymorphism and the risk of ovarian cancer development

Study Country Ethnicity Genotyping method P HWE P frequency of T-allele Cases / Controls No. of cases No. of controls
TT TC CC TT TC CC
Baxter 200211 UK Caucasian Allele-specific PCR 0.237 0.65 291/257 142 114 35 129 100 28
Goode 201112 US and Australia Caucasian Allele-specific PCR 0.034 0.03 1571/2046 767 599 205 1030 815 201
Kang 200413 China Chinese Allele-specific PCR <0.001 0.32 86/174 27 26 33 50 46 78
Lancaster 199614 US Caucasian PCR-RFLP 0.626 0.01 73/75 47 17 9 31 33 11
Spurdle 200115 Australia Caucasian Allele-specific PCR 0.268 0.63 545/287 255 233 57 142 114 31