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Table 3 Publication bias tests (Begg’s funnel plot and Egger’s test for publication bias test) for APOB rs693 polymorphism

From: Association of apolipoprotein B XbaI (rs693) polymorphism and gallstone disease risk based on a comprehensive analysis

Egger’s test Coefficient Standard error t P value 95 %CI of intercept Begg’s test P value
Genetic type z
A–allele vs. G–allele 2.445 0.949 2.57 0.024 (0.375–4.514) 1.75 0.08
AG vs. GG 1.932 1.100 1.76 0.104 (–0.464– 4.329) 1.75 0.08
AA + AG vs. GG 2.087 1.080 1.93 0.077 (–0.266– 4.441) 1.75 0.08