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Table 2 Beta-defensin-1 genotypic frequencies by fast decline or no decline in lung function status. Frequencies shown, n (%).

From: Contribution of alpha- and beta-defensins to lung function decline and infection in smokers: an association study

Polymorphism Phenotype Genotype
G-20A   GG GA AA
(rs11362) Fast decline 83 (30.2) 131 (47.6) 61 (22.2)
  No decline 91 (29.9) 150 (49.3) 63 (20.7)
    *p = 0.89  
C-44G   CC CG GG
(rs1800972) Fast decline 177 (64.4) 85 (30.9) 13 (4.7)
  No decline 198 (65.1) 91 (29.9) 15 (4.9)
    *p = 0.97  
G-52A   GG GA AA
(rs1799946) Fast decline 107 (38.9) 128 (46.6) 40 (14.6)
  No decline 130 (42.8) 128 (42.1) 46 (15.1)
    *p = 0.55  
  1. * p Values derived from chi-square test.