Table 1.

Allele and genotype frequencies for COX2 among African American breast cancer cases (invasive and carcinoma in situ) and controls, the Carolina Breast Cancer Study

Cases, n (%)Controls, n (%)OR* (95% CI)
COX2 allele frequencies
    Ala65 (4.3)54 (4.0)
    Val1,461 (95.7)1,302 (96.0)
    Missing106
COX2 genotype frequencies
    Ala/Ala0 (0)2 (0.3)
    Ala/Val65 (8.5)50 (7.4)
    Val/Val698 (91.5)626 (92.3)
    Missing53
    Ala/Ala or Val/Ala65 (8.5)52 (7.7)1.2 (0.8-1.7)
    Val/Val698 (91.5)626 (92.3)1.0 (reference)
    Missing53
  • * Adjusted for age and offset term used to oversample younger women and African American women.