Table 3

Quartiles of power distribution assuming uncorrelated phenotypes

Explained variance

p-value threshold

Population

1st Quartile

Median

3rd Quartile


2%

1 × 10-5

KORA977

6.78

37.02

49.19

2%

1 × 10-5

Sorbs977

6.31

36.51

49.34

2%

1 × 10-5

KORA532

1.15

7.85

11.52

2%

1 × 10-5

Sorbs532

1.13

7.88

11.65


5%

1 × 10-7

KORA977

25.01

88.8

95.81

5%

1 × 10-7

Sorbs977

23.14

88.37

95.87

5%

1 × 10-7

KORA532

2.73

30.07

43.41

5%

1 × 10-7

Sorbs532

2.66

30.17

43.85


Quartiles of the power distribution in percent for an explained variance of 2% with a p-value threshold of 1 × 10-5 and of 5% with a p-value threshold of 1 × 10-7, respectively.

Gross et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:67   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-67

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