Contrasts No. of studies (cases/controls) Homogeneous co-dominant model Heterogeneous co-dominant model Dominant model Recessive model
OR 95%CI I2 P H OR 95%CI I2 P H OR 95%CI I2 P H OR 95%CI I2 P H
Ethnicity
European 5 (813/943) 1.17 0.64-2.13 70.0 0.010 0.90 0.66-1.23 49.5 0.094 0.95 0.67-1.35 65.0 0.022 1.25 0.81-1.92 50.6 0.088
East Asian 4 (733/760) 1.06 0.67-1.69 55.4 0.081 1.02 0.73-1.44 50.3 0.110 1.04 0.72-1.49 60.9 0.053 1.05 0.80-1.38 17.1 0.306
South Asian 1 (120/79) 1.10 0.36-3.32 - - 1.29 0.71-2.35 - - 1.26 0.71-2.22 - - 0.99 0.34-2.89 - -
Type of DR
PDR 7 (924/1376) 1.14 0.71-1.83 68.0 0.005 0.91 0.75-1.10 34.2 0.167 0.97 0.73-1.28 56.9 0.030 1.22 0.86-1.74 53.5 0.045
NPDR 3 (267/331) 1.74 0.70-4.29 62.9 0.067 1.45 0.73-2.87 70.5 0.034 1.50 0.74-3.03 74.5 0.020 1.36 0.85-2.18 0.0 0.492
Table 4: Pooled ORs and 95%CIs of the association between rs2010963 polymorphism in the VEGFA gene and diabetic retinopathy.