Table 2

Size and gene content of rare copy number variationsa

Rare CNVs

Control group (n = 23 CNVs)

Patient group (n = 26 CNVs)


Length range (kb)

31 to 684

32 to 1,592

Median size (IQR)b (kb)

225.5 (125.8 to 275.3)

136.7 (70.3 to 278.0)

Deletions (kb)

127.2 (43.7 to 225.5)

145.0 (124.6 to 229.5)

Duplications (kb)

249.5 (202.9.4 to 350.4)

119.2 (50.0 to 278.0)

Gene number/individual

0.4 (44 of 100)

0.8 (57 of 68)


aCNV = copy number variation. bIQR = interquartile range.

Krepischi et al. Breast Cancer Research 2012 14:R24   doi:10.1186/bcr3109

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