Table 4

 TNFβ1/2 and TNFα promoter −308 allele distribution of male and female patients (group A v group B)

AlleleGroup A male, n = 30 (n, %)Group B male, n = 114 (n, %)Group A female, n = 24 (n, %)Group B female, n = 90 (n, %)
TNFβ14 (13, 3%)42 (36, 8%)6 (25%)33 (36, 7%)
226 (86, 7%)72 (63, 2%)18 (75%)57 (63, 3%)
p Value0.010.28
TNFα promoter −308126 (86, 7%)92 (80, 7%)19 (79, 2%)73 (81, 1%)
24 (13, 3%)22 (19, 3%)5 (20, 8%)17 (18, 9%)
p Value0.450.83