Table 2

Significant hearing improvement (> 20 dB) in PAI-1 polymorphism
Genotype 4 G/5 G, n = 23 (Frequency) 5 G/5 G, n = 5 (Frequency) 4 G/4 G, n = 6 (Frequency)
No improvement 14 (60.9%) 2 (40.0%) 4 (66.7%)
Improvement 9 (39.1%) 3 (60.0%) 2 (33.3%)
OR (95% CI) 1 2.33 (0.32 - 16.83) 0.78 (0.12 - 5.17)
χ2; p value 0.73; 0.39 0.068; 0.79

OR odd ratio, CI confidence interval.

Cho et al.

Cho et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2012 12:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-12-5

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