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Table 3 Egger’s test for publication bias in meta-analysis of the association of six VDR polymorphisms with melanoma risk

From: Variants Fok1 and Bsm1 on VDR are associated with the melanoma risk: evidence from the published epidemiological studies

Variant Egger's test Heterozygote Homozygote Dominant
Bsm1 t (df) −0.13 (5) −2.16 (5) −0.86 (5)
  P 0.905 0.097 0.439
Cdx2 t (df) 0.56 (1) −7.66 (1) 0.05 (1)
  P 0.674 0.083 0.97
EcroV t (df) 2.75 (6) 2.38 (6) 3.38 (6)
  P 0.033 0.054 0.015
Fok1 t (df) −0.718 (7) 0.72 (7) −0.15 (7)
  P 0.496 0.493 0.884
Taq1 t (df) 2.57 (5) 1.90 (5) 2.30 (5)
  P 0.05 0.116 0.070
Apa1 t (df) −3.44 (1) −0.52 (1) −1.11 (1)
  P 0.18 0.694 0.467