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Table 2 Cross-sectional analyses: heritabilities and correlations between different traits within age-classes from bivariate quantitative genetic analyses of data from Framingham Heart Study subjects measured in the 4th and 6th decades of life.

From: Pleiotropic effects on cardiovascular risk factors within and between the fourth and sixth decades of life: Implications for genotype × age interactions

  Heritabilities CorrelationsA  
Trait Pair Trait 1 Trait 2 ρG ρE ρP n
30-39 Years       
   TC, SBP 0.34 0.10 -0.09 0.21 0.15 995
   TC, Wgt 0.34 0.55 0.27 -0.12 0.05 995
   SBP, Wgt 0.10 0.55 0.44 0.23 0.20 995
50-59 Years       
   TC, SBP 0.27 0.31 0.49 0.02 0.15 881
   TC, Wgt 0.28 0.45 -0.28 0.05 -0.07 882
   SBP, Wgt 0.29 0.44 0.11 0.18 0.15 882
  1. AρG, genetic correlation; ρE, environmental correlation; ρP, phenotypic correlation.