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Table 4 The MTHFR C677T polymorphism allele frequencies in the African populations

From: Frequency of APOE, MTHFR and ACE polymorphisms in the Zambian population

  n C T p
North Africa     
Moroccans [36] 182 0.73 0.27 <0.0001
West Africa     
Gambians [40] 24 0.94 0.06 0.69
Nigerians [41] 25 0.94 0.06 1
Burkinabes [42] 382 0.95 0.06 0.18
Coastal Togolese [43] 127 0.92 0.08 1
Inland Togolese [43] 68 0.94 0.06 0.58
Coastal Beninese [43] 270 0.9 0.1 0.85
Ghanaians [44] 174 0.92 0.08 1
East Africa     
Kenyans [40] 61 0.95 0.05 0.55
South Africa     
Zambians 116 0.91 0.09 Current study
Malagasy [40] 97 0.93 0.07 0.61
Central Africa     
Pygmies [40] 8 0.94 0.06 1
Other     
Bantu [40] 44 0.91 0.09 1
SSA [40] 234 0.93 0.07 0.51