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Table 4 Common diseases in the PMRP cohort and polymorphism coverage of these diseases.

From: Development of a fingerprinting panel using medically relevant polymorphisms

Disease PMRP prevalence (%) * Associated polymorphisms in the fingerprint Healthy People 2010 Focus area Minimal detectable odds ratio based on disease prevalence*
Cardiovascular disease 7518 (41.2%) 10 12 1.5
Obesity 6927 (38%) 7 19 <3.2
COPD 6123 (33.6%) 2 24 <3.2
Arthritis 4814 (26.4%) 3 2 <3.2
Asthma 2186 (13.7%) 4 24 <3.2
Cancer (all sites) 2073 (11.4%) 8 3 <3.2
Diabetes 1734 (9.5%) 4 5 <3.2
  1. *from McCarty, Mukesh, Giampetro and Wilke 2007 [24]