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Table 2 Distribution of biochemical variables and MTHFR C677T gene polymorphism among the hypertensive cases and controls

From: Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphism, global DNA methylation and blood pressure: a population based study from North India

  Controls Cases p-value
Folate [median (IQR)] 3.81 (2.7–6.7) 3.54 (2.6–5.5) 0.30
Vitamin B-12 [median (IQR)] 232 (187.2–326.5) 256 (197–384) 0.09
Homocysteine [median (IQR)] 19.30 (13.4–28.8) 19.40 (13.7–29.1) 0.69
MTHFR Genotype    
 CC 178 (70.1%) 139 (67.1%) 0.79
 CT 65 (25.6%) 58 (28.0%)  
 TT 11 (4.3%) 10 (4.8%)  
 Hardy–Weinberg p-value 0.291 0.483  
T allele frequency 0.17 0.18 0.738