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Table 2 Ethnic differences in the distribution of inherited thrombophilias

From: The diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in Asian patients

  Healthy subjects Patients with VTE
  Western [123] Asian [33, 39] Western [123] Asian [39]
Factor V Leiden mutation 4.8% 0%–0.2% 18.8% 0%
Prothrombin G20210A mutation 2.7% 0%–0.2% 7.1% 0%
Protein S deficiency 0.03%–0.13% 0.06%–6.4% 2.3% 10.7%–17.8%
Protein C deficiency 0.2%–0.4% 0.3%–4.0% 3.7% 8.9%–10.7%
Antithrombin deficiency 0.02% 0%–6.4% 1.9% 4.7%–8.1%
  1. VTE venous thromboembolism