Table 2.

Frequencies of IL-8 −251A/T genotypes across ethnicity in Taiwan

Controls (P = 0.995)*
Gastric carcinoma cases (P = 0.997)*
Ethnic A (%)Ethnic B (%)
Ethnic A (%)Ethnic B (%)
HokloHakkaHokloHakka
AA23 (19.5)29 (20.0)9 (22.5)34 (11.8)15 (12.1)6 (12.0)
AT54 (45.8)66 (45.5)17 (42.5)131 (45.6)58 (46.8)24 (48.0)
TT41 (34.7)50 (34.5)14 (35.0)122 (42.5)51 (41.1)20 (40.0)
Total1181454028712450
  • NOTE: Ethnics A and B were defined as in Table 1. Five control subjects and nine gastric carcinoma cases were excluded from the study because of uncertain ethnicity.

  • * The three groups (ethnic A, Hoklo, and Hakka) were subjected to the χ2 test.