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Table 1 Genotype and allele frequencies of the -286 CRP C>T>A polymorphism (rs3091244) in the sympatric ethnic groups in Mali and Sudan

From: Marked differences in CRP genotype frequencies between the Fulani and sympatric ethnic groups in Africa

  Mali Sudan
  Fulani (n = 166) Non-Fulani (n = 608) Fulani (n = 225) Non-Fulani (n = 100)
Genotype frequency
AA 6 (4%) 107 (18%) 11 (5%) 17 (17%)
AC 37 (22%) 170 (28%) 42 (19%) 39 (39%)
AT 12 (7%) 113 (19%) 29 (13%) 6 (6%)
CC 62 (29%) 80 (13%) 65 (29%) 25 (25%)
CT 41 (25%) 98 (16%) 56 (25%) 12 (12%)
TT 8 (5%) 40 (7%) 22 (10%) 1 (1%)
P-value < 0.0001 < 0.0001
Allele frequency
A 0.18 0.39 0.21 0.39
C 0.61 0.36 0.51 0.51
T 0.21 0.25 0.28 0.10
P-value < 0.0001 < 0.0001
Frequency of A-allele carriers a
A 55 (33%) 390 (64%) 82 (36%) 62 (62%)
Non-A 111 (67%) 218 (35%) 143 (64%) 38 (38%)
P-value < 0.0001 < 0.0001
  1. a Frequency of individuals with or without at least one A-allele of the -286 CRP polymorphism