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Research Article

Association between a Tetranucleotide Repeat Polymorphism of SPAG16 Gene and Cataract in Male Children

Table 2

Presence of at least one longer allele (≥13 GATA repeats) of D2S2944 (dominant model): pediatric cataract cases versus control subjects.

Number of (GATA) repeatsLonger allele of D2S2944CasesControls
Males (%)Females (%)
(%) (%)CasesControlsCasesControls

≥13Present71a (73.2)62a (56.4)40b (75.5)32b (49.2)31c (70.5)30c (66.7)
<13Absent26
(26.8)
48
(43.6)
13
(24.5)
33
(50.8)
13
(29.5)
15
(33.3)

OR = 2.11, CI95% = 1.18–3.80, , .
OR = 3.17, CI95% = 1.43–7.00, , .
OR = 1.19, CI95% = 0.49–2.92, .

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