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Table 1 HLA-Cw*0602 and streptococcal status

From: HLA-Cw*0602 associates with a twofold higher prevalence of positive streptococcal throat swab at the onset of psoriasis: a case control study

   Positive Negative ORa  
   N % N % OR 95% CIb p
HLA-Cw*0602        
Guttate (n = 143) 106 74 37 26 23.7 14.3–39.3 <0.001
Plaque (n = 439) 134 31 305 69 3.6 2.5–5.3 <0.001
Control (n = 454) 49 11 405 89    
Streptococcus throat swab        
Guttate (n = 143) 79 55 64 45 68.8 31–170 <0.001
Plaque (n = 439) 31 7 408 93 4.2 1.9–10.8 <0.001
Control (n = 454) 8 2 446 98    
  1. aOR = Odds Ratio (Patients compared to the healthy control)
  2. bCI = confidence interval