rs2398162 has been reported in a large study to be associated with high blood pressure.
The risk allele (oriented to the dbSNP entry) is (A); the odds ratio associated with heterozygotes is 0.97 (CI 0.76-1.25), and for homozygotes, 1.31 (CI 1.03-1.67). [PMID 17554300]
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