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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the longitudinal phenotypes

From: Identification of genes for complex disease using longitudinal phenotypes

Phenotype Heritability (h2) CovariatesA Proportion of Variance due to Covariates Mean Standard Deviation Variance
BMI 75.3% a, g 5.51% 26.54 4.53 20.50
CHOL 64.4% a, g 4.59% 200.22 30.04 902.38
GLUC 62.6% a <0.01% 95.38 13.15 172.92
HDL 65.5% a, b, c, d, g 26.27% 50.33 11.22 125.88
HEIGHT 76.7% g 49.46% 65.26 3.94 45.55
SBP 77.7% a, b, c, g 9.25% 131.32 14.75 217.44
TG 47.4% a, b, d, g 45.29% 121.45 59.11 3493.90
  1. ASignificant covariates employed in the linkage analysis (a = average age in study, b = body mass index, c = cigarettes per day, d = drinks, alcohol consumption, g = gender).
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