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Table 2 Genetic characteristics of the T2DM patients and control groups

From: Association of KCNJ11 rs5219 gene polymorphism with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a population of Syria: a case-control study

Variables Patients (n = 75) Controls (n = 63) OR (95% CI) P-value
Genotypes
 E/E 29 (38.7%) 18 (28.6%) Reference  
 E/K 34 (45.3%) 42 (66.6%) 0.502 (0.239–1.055) 0.067
 K/K 12 (16%) 3 (4.8%) 2.483 (0.615–10.02) 0.192
Dominant model
 E/E 29 (38.7%) 18 (28.6%) Reference  
 E/K + K/K 46 (61.3%) 45 (71.4%) 0.634 (0.31–1.3) 0.213
Recessive model
 E/E+ E/K 63 (84%) 60 (95.2%) Reference  
 K/K 12 (16%) 3 (4.8%) 3.81 (1.024–14.17) 0.035
Alleles
 E 92 (61.3%) 78 (61.9%) Reference  
 K 58 (38.7%) 48 (38.1%) 1.024 (0.629–1.667) 0.923