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Table 4 Familial correlation coefficients in residual log TG/HDL values in the two populations, after adjusting with age and gender effects.

From: Consistency of genetic inheritance mode and heritability patterns of triglyceride vs. high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio in two Taiwanese family samples

  Community-based Hospital-based P
  Numbers of Pair Estimated coefficient Numbers of Pair Estimated coefficient  
Spouse 156 0.044† 530 0.142*** 0.143
Parental-Offspring 894 0.215*** 76 0.420*** 0.046
Sibling 453 0.225*** 52 0.276* 0.367
  1. †: P > 0.05, *: 0.01 <P < 0.05, ***: P < 0.001 to test if the estimated coefficients were different from zero ¶: the significant level of testing the hypothesis if two estimated correlation coefficients were the same