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

From: Lack of association between estrogen receptor β dinucleotide repeat polymorphism and autoimmune thyroid diseases in Japanese patients

  Graves' disease Hashimoto's thyroiditis Controls
ERβ polymorphism n=133, (266 alleles) n=114, (228 alleles) n=179, (358 alleles)
allele *1 8 (3.0%) 6 (2.6%) 11 (3.1%)
allele *2 0 (0%) 2 (0.9%) 1 (0.3%)
allele *3 0 (0%) 3 (1.3%) 1 (0.3%)
allele *4 6 (2.3%) 4 (1.8%) 14 (3.9%)
allele *5 57 (21.4%) 54 (23.7%) 87 (24.3%)
allele *6 20 (7.5%) 19 (8.3%) 24 (6.7%)
allele *7 15 (5.6%) 6 (2.6%) 21 (5.9%)
allele *8 32 (12.0%) 29 (12.7%) 36 (10.1%)
allele *9 18 (6.8%) 23 (10.1%) 32 (8.9%)
allele *10 74 (27.8%) 44 (19.3%) 87 (24.3%)
allele *11 27 (10.2%) 30 (13.2%) 31 (8.7%)
allele *12 9 (3.4%) 6 (2.6%) 7 (2.0%)
allele *13 0 (0%) 1 (0.4%) 5 (1.4%)
allele *14 0 (0%) 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.3%)
  1. The number of subjects is shown with the corresponding percentage in parentheses.