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Table 1 HLA alleles showing statistically significant differences in frequency between B leprosy patients and healthy controls

From: Human leukocyte antigen class I and class II alleles are associated with susceptibility and resistance in borderline leprosy patients from Southeast Brazil

B leprosy HLA allele Patients (N = 202) Controls (N = 478) p pc OR IC
   N % n %     
  B*07 38 18.81 61 12.78 0.043 1.37 1.58 1.02–2.50
  B*49 2 0.99 29 6.07 0.002 0.064 0.15 0.04–0.65
  B*50 4 1.98 30 6.28 0.019 0.608 0.30 0.10–0.87
  B*53 13 6.43 14 2.93 0.050 1.60 2.28 1.05–4.94
  C*05 12 5.94 67 14.02 0.002 0.032 0.38 0.20–0.73
  C*16 21 10.4 26 5.44 0.030 0.48 2.02 1.10–3.67
  DRB1*07 33 16.34 128 26.77 0.003 0.039 0.53 0.30–0.80
  1. N: number of individuals, n: number of alleles (2n), %: allele frequency, p: Fisher’s exact test (p ≤ 0.05), pc: corrected p value, OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval, boldface: significant association after Bonferroni´s correction.