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Table 4 Association between AMY1A copy number and obesity risk

From: Relationship between salivary/pancreatic amylase and body mass index: a systems biology approach

Study Obese cases Controls OR (95% CI)b P value
n AMY1A copiesa n AMY1A copiesa
Adults 1179 6.8 ± 2.5 2220 7.0 ± 2.6 0.98 (0.95–1.01) 0.13
Children/Adolescents 785 7.0 ± 2.6 712 7.3 ± 2.7 0.94 (0.90–0.98) 7.1 × 10−3
Combined analysis 0.97 (0.94–0.99) 6.8 × 10−3
  1. aData are means ± standard deviation
  2. bOdds ratio per AMY1A copy from a logistic regression adjusted for age and sex
  3. AMY1A salivary amylase gene, CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio