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Table 3 Results for different comparison models

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Meta-analysis of the associations between TNF-α or IL-6 gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to lung cancer

Locus Comparison OR (95% CI) Z P A I 2 P Q Model Egger’s test
t value P value
TNF-α 308G/A GG + GA vs. AA 0.95 (0.30 to 2.99) 0.08 0.935 55.6 0.046 R 1.38 0.240
GG vs. GA + AA 1.07 (0.55 to 2.10) 0.21 0.834 88.0 0.000 R 1.39 0.238
GA vs. AA 0.81 (0.43 to 1.54) 0.64 0.524 0.0 0.503 F 1.85 0.138
GG vs. AA 1.00 (0.27 to 3.62) 0.01 0.994 65.0 0.014 R 1.28 0.2708
G vs. A 1.12 (0.58 to 2.14) 0.34 0.734 89.6 0.000 R 1.58 0.190
IL-6 174G/C GG + GC vs. CC 1.10 (0.73 to 1.64) 0.44 0.658 61.4 0.051 R 0.36 0.752
GG vs. GC + CC 1.02 (0.81 to 1.27) 0.15 0.879 17.4 0.304 F −0.98 0.432
GC vs. CC 1.13 (0.73 to 1.77) 0.55 0.581 64.4 0.038 R 0.53 0.647
GG vs. CC 1.04 (0.80 to 1.36) 0.29 0.771 9.4 0.346 F −0.46 0.693
G vs. C 1.03 (0.90 to 1.18) 0.49 0.623 44.3 0.145 F −0.08 0.943
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; P A: P value for test of the association; P Q: P value for between-study heterogeneity; F: a fixed-effects model; R: a random-effects model.