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Table 4 Association of quantity of the habit with polymorphism

From: A study on genetic polymorphism in Matrix Metalloproteinases-3 in oral submucous fibrosis patients and in healthy individuals

Quantity (No of packets per day) 5A/5A 5A/6A 6A/6A
Less than five 3 4 10
More than 5 0 1 12
Controls 0 2 18
p- value 0.045 0.37 0.02
  1. The association of the quantity of the product consumed was statistically significant with the 5A/5A polymorphism P = 0.04