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Table 4 IL17RA mRNA expression in AS and healthy control groups adjusted by the copy number of IL17RA

From: Copy number variation of IL17RA gene and its association with the ankylosing spondylitis risk in Iranian patients: a case-control study

Copy Number of IL17RA AS (N = 68) Control (N = 53) Fold Change (AS/ HC) P value
=2 Copies 11.33 ± 6.40 8.99 ± 4.65 1.26 0.017*
< 2 Copies 9.12 ± 3.89 9.34 ± 3.15 0.976 0.969
>  2 Copies 12.0 ± 5.83 12.57 ± 6.13 0.954 0.843
  1. *P value < 0.05 has statistical significance