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Table 1 Allele frequencies of the ERα gene polymorphism in patients with AITDs and in control subjects

From: Estrogen receptor alpha dinucleotide repeat polymorphism in Japanese patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases

  Graves' disease Hashimoto's thyroiditis Controls
ERα polymorphism n=130, (260 alleles), (%) n=93, (186 alleles), (%) n=190, (380 alleles), (%)
allele *1 20 (7.7%) 13 (7.0%) 24 (6.3%)
allele *2 40 (15.3%) 34 (18.3%) 88 (23.2%)
allele *3 49 (18.7%) 25 (13.4%) 58 (15.3%)
allele *4 32 (12.3%) 26 (14.0%) 39 (10.3%)
allele *5 7 (2.7%) 2 (1.1%) 13 (3.4%)
allele *6 10 (3.8%) 8 (4.3%) 12 (3.2%)
allele *7 19 (7.3%) 12 (6.5%) 23 (6.1%)
allele *8 10 (3.8%) 12 (6.5%) 16 (4.2%)
allele *9 15 (5.8%) 10 (5.4%) 23 (6.1%)
allele *10 11 (4.2%) 10 (5.4%) 15 (3.9%)
allele *11 17 (6.5%) 12 (6.5%) 37 (9.7%)
allele *12 14 (5.4%) 12 (6.5%) 18 (4.7%)
allele *13 10 (3.8%) 7 (3.8%) 10 (2.6%)
allele *14 5 (1.9%) 2 (1.1%) 2 (0.5%)
allele *15 1 (0.4%) 0 (0%) 1 (0.3%)
allele *16 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (0.3%)
allele *17 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.5%) 0 (0%)
  1. The number of subjects is shown with the corresponding percentage in parentheses.