Table 4

Quartiles of power distribution assuming correlated phenotypes

Explained variance

p-value threshold

Population

1st Quartile

Median

3rd Quartile


2%

1 × 10-5

KORA977

6.7

37.1

48.4

2%

1 × 10-5

Sorbs977

10.08

38.95

48.9

2%

1 × 10-5

KORA532

1.2

7.8

11.6

2%

1 × 10-5

Sorbs532

1.3

8.2

11.9


5%

1 × 10-7

KORA977

24.78

88.3

95.12

5%

1 × 10-7

Sorbs977

27.3

83.6

91.8

5%

1 × 10-7

KORA532

2.73

29.9

42.9

5%

1 × 10-7

Sorbs532

2.9

30.4

43.5


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. A heritability of 100% is assumed.

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

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