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Table 1 Characteristics of individual studies

From: Association between LRP5 polymorphism and bone mineral density: a Bayesian meta-analysis

Study Study design Ethnicity Age (mean or range) BMD measurement Sex Frequency of A1330V genotypes Frequency of AA
       AA AV VV  
Koh, 2004 [23] CS Asian 25.6 LS + FN Men 161 51 7 0.74
Mizuguchi, 2004 [37] CC Asian 54.2 LS Women 129 114 11 0.51
Koller, 2005 [24] CS Caucasian 20 – 50 LS + FN Women 833 416 52 0.64
Zhang, 2005 [38] C Asian 60.1 LS + FN Women 440 192 15 0.68
van Meurs, 2006 [39] C Caucasian ≥ 55 LS + FN Mena 895 643 54 0.56
   Caucasian    Women 2766 939 76 0.73
Ezura, 2007 [18] CS Asian 64.6 LS Women 178 174 35 0.46
Saarinen, 2007 [40] CS Caucasian 18 – 21 LS + FN Men 215 20 0.91
Giroux, 2007 [20] CS Caucasian 53.3 LS + FN Women 1452 622 0.70
Grundberg, 2007 [21] CS Caucasian 69 – 81 LS + FN Men 2114 620 33 0.76
  CS Asian > 65 LS + FN Men 1067 487 70 0.66
  CS Caucasian 18 – 20 LS + FN Men 806 216 23 0.77
Brixen, 2007 [36] CS Caucasian 20 – 30 LS Men 589 170 20 0.76
  1. CS = cross-sectional study, CC = case-control study, C = cohort study; LS = lumbar spine, FN = femoral neck.
  2. aThe distribution of genotypes was not consistent with the Hardy-Weinberg's equilibrium law (p < 0.0001).