Table 3

Geometric means of serum CA19-9 (U/ml) for each genotype among the children and their parents
Genotype Children (N) Parents (N) p-valueb
Le/Le & se/se 34.1 (37) 20.9 (57) < 0.0001
Le/le & se/se 32.6 (52) 21.0 (40) 0.005
Le/Le & Se/se 11.6 (133) 8.3 (115) < 0.0001
Le/Le & Se/Se 8.7 (59) 6.8 (74) 0.03
Le/le & Se/se 8.3 (97) 6.3 (109) 0.001
Le/le & Se/Se 6.4 (50) 5.5 (52) 0.36
le/le & se/se 1a (15) 1a (17) n/a
le/le & Se/se 1a (21) 1.2 (20) 0.35
le/le & Se/Se 1a (12) 1.0 (12) 0.29
Total 9.3 (476) 7.1 (496) < 0.0001

aAll subjects in the groups indicated below the detection limit (1 U/ml)

bCalculated by ANOVA adjusted for sex.

Kawai et al.

Kawai et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-23

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