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Table 1 Size and power comparison of the Levene test and two contrast alternatives given an dominant mode of inheritance

From: Model-specific tests on variance heterogeneity for detection of potentially interacting genetic loci

   Levene MC TPairs MC TAve
p N δ= 0 0.5 1 0 0.5 1 0 0.5 1
0.5 25 0.025 0.105 0.228 0.025 0.107 0.227 0.023 0.100 0.224
  50 0.036 0.398 0.792 0.036 0.392 0.790 0.035 0.403 0.794
  75 0.040 0.690 0.978 0.041 0.692 0.978 0.040 0.697 0.979
  100 0.039 0.868 0.999 0.038 0.869 0.999 0.039 0.871 0.999
0.75 25 0.015 0.126 0.268 0.015 0.131 0.282 0.013 0.118 0.263
  50 0.026 0.544 0.803 0.025 0.564 0.807 0.023 0.533 0.800
  75 0.036 0.842 0.954 0.035 0.850 0.955 0.032 0.831 0.954
  100 0.040 0.955 0.986 0.040 0.960 0.986 0.039 0.951 0.986