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Table 2 Meta-analysis of the IL-18 gene polymorphisms and RA risk

From: Association of IL-18 polymorphisms with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus in Asian populations: a meta-analysis

Genetic model Comparisons Test of association Test of heterogeneity Publication bias
OR 95 % CI Pvalue Model I2 Pvalue Pvalue
rs1946518         
Additive 7 0.752 0.562-1.006 0.055 R 77.80% <0.001 0.065
Dominant 7 0.730 0.479-1.113 0.144 R 74.40% 0.001 0.067
Recessive 7 0.537 0.271-1.064 0.075 R 76.20% <0.001 0.290
rs187238         
Additive 5 1.316 0.828-2.092 0.246 R 48.90% 0.098 0.845
Dominant 4 1.196 0.466-3.073 0.710 F 45.80% 0.136 0.445
Recessive 5 1.347 0.963-1.885 0.082 F 22.40% 0.272 0.657
  1. R: random model F: fixed model.