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Table 2 Genotype distribution by CVD status and urinary protein excretion

From: An interaction between the interleukin-6 -174G>C gene variant and urinary protein excretion influences plasma oxidative stress in subjects with type 2 diabetes

-174G>C genotype No CVD CVD
Normoalbumiuria Microalbuminuria Proteinuria Normoalbumiuria Microalbuminuria Proteinuria
GG 91 (25.0%) 50 (13.7%) 14 (3.8%) 35 (18.6%) 31 (16.5%) 14 (7.4%)
GC 89 (24.5%) 58 (15.9%) 18 (4.9%) 41 (21.8%) 33 (17.6%) 11 (5.9%)
CC 21 (5.8%) 20 (5.5%) 3 (0.8%) 7 (3.7%) 11 (5.9%) 5 (2.7%)
C allele frequency 0.326 (0.28–0.37) 0.383 (0.32–0.44) 0.343 (0.23–0.45) 0.331 (0.26–0.40) 0.367 (0.29–0.44) 0.350 (0.23–0.47)
  1. The percentage in brackets is the percentage of the subject in each cell with respect to CVD/No CVD. The -174C allele frequency is shown with the 95% confidence interval in brackets.