Table 1

a MMP-1 and MMP-3 promoter polymorphisms in patients and controls

ControlsCRCOR (95% CI)P
1G/1G + 1G/2G128372.21 (1.17–4.16)0.0137
2G/2G3623
5A/5/A4291.95 (0.89–4.23)0.0936
5A/6A + 6A/6A12251
  • a ORs (equivalent to relative risk) were calculated as the measure of the association of the MMP-1 and MMP-3 genotypes with CRC.