Table 3

Distribution of MMP-1 gene promoter polymorphism in patients and controls

Data are expressed as absolute value (genotype frequency, %). χ2 = 2.14; P = 0.34.

MMP-1PatientsControls
n = 86%n = 110%
1G/1G16192725
1G/2G48565045
2G/2G22253330
2G frequency0.530.53