Table 2

Accuracy of estimates of β for trait Q1 between maximum-likelihood estimate (MLE) and hierarchical modeling (HM) estimates

Variable

Mean square error

Mean coverage ratea


MLE

HM

MLE

HM


C1S6521

0.196

0.046

0.68

0.94

C13S398

0.069

0.036

0.90

0.93

C13S515

0.300

0.029

0.07

0.92

C13S522

0.126

0.037

0.06

0.71

HFE, nonsynonymous

0.218

0.033

0.63

0.98

KCTD14, nonsynonymous

0.007

0.009

0.91

0.84

C4S1878

0.102

0.024

0.7

0.95


a Proportion of replicates where true β falls within the 95% confidence interval.

Chen BMC Proceedings 2011 5(Suppl 9):S16   doi:10.1186/1753-6561-5-S9-S16

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