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Table 4 Frequency of Detection of −/−K111 in DNA from African and African American patients with different diseases

From: Structural variation of centromeric endogenous retroviruses in human populations and their impact on cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, Sézary syndrome, and HIV infection

Disease Origin No. Tested −/−K111 Frequency of −/−K111 (%) X 2 P value
African
 Healthy Nigeria 127 3 2.36   
14.583 0.00001#
 African Breast Cancer Nigeria 139 2 1.44 0.307 ns
18.2223 0.00002#
Total African   266 5 1.8   0.00001#
 HIV/AIDS Michigan, New York 6 1 16.6 0.216 ns
 unclassified Michigan, New York 5 0 0 0.564 ns
 HIV LTNP Baltimore 18 1 5.6 0.340 ns
 DLBCL Michigan 3 1 33 1.41 ns
 CTCL Michigan 4 0 0 0.452 ns
 Breast Cancer Michigan 3 0 0 0.574 ns
 Total African American all diseases   39 3 7.6 1.821 ns
  1. Statistical analysis was determined between healthy individuals and patients of the same ethnicity. # indicates significant differences between healthy Caucasian individuals and healthy African individuals or African patients with breast cancer