Table 4

ORs and 95% CIs for prostate cancer in relation to the number of CAG and GGN repeats in the AR gene, China

No. of CAG and GGN repeatsNo. of casesNo. of controlsORa95% CI
No. of CAG repeats
Continuous (per decrement of one CAG repeat)1903001.071.00–1.15
Median
≥23741541.00
<231161461.651.14–2.39
Tertile
≥24521081.00
22–23791131.450.93–2.25
<2259791.550.96–2.49
Linear trend P = 0.06
No. of GGN repeats
Continuous (per decrement of one GGN repeat)1872941.070.96–1.20
Median
≥231472391.001.00
<2339561.120.71–1.78
Combined number of CAG and GGN repeats
CAG ≥23, GGN ≥23531201.00
CAG ≥23, GGN <2319291.480.76–2.88
CAG <23, GGN ≥23941151.851.21–2.82
CAG <23, GGN <2320261.750.90–3.41
  • a Adjusted for age (continuous).