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Table 3 Genotype and allele frequencies of the -717 CRP T>C polymorphism (rs2794521) 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=165) Fulani (n = 211) Non-Fulani (n = 45)
Genotype frequency
CC 8 (5%) 2 (1%) 12 (6%) 3 (7%)
CT 48 (29%) 21 (13%) 59 (28%) 9 (20%)
TT 110 (66%) 142 (86%) 140 (66%) 33 (73%)
P-value < 0.0001 0.5
Allele frequency
C 0.19 0.08 0.20 0.17
T 0.81 0.92 0.80 0.83
P-value < 0.0001 0.5
Frequency of T-allele carriers a
T 158 (95%) 163 (99%) 12 (6%) 199 (94%)
Non-T 8 (5%) 2 (1%) 3 (7%) 42 (93%)
P-value 0.06 0.8
  1. a Frequency of individuals with or without at least one T-allele of the -717 CRP polymorphism