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Table 3 Estimation of heritability and genetic correlationa

From: Heritability and complex segregation analysis of deafness in Jack Russell Terriers

  Mean Median SD Effective Sample Size Convergence Score (p-value)b 95% HDRc
Dichotomous Deafness Trait
Genetic Variance 0.54 0.46 0.31 2291.9 0.98 (0.33) 0.13,1.11
Heritability 0.33 0.32 0.11 2209.9 1.51 (0.13) 0.14,0.54
Female-Male -0.23 -0.22 0.29 9198.2 0.75 (0.45) -0.79,0.33
Binary Coat Colour Trait
Genetic Variance 1.32 1.06 0.94 1206.3 1.68 (0.09) 0.20,3.14
Heritability 0.52 0.51 0.14 1380.9 1.52 (0.13) 0.26,0.79
Female-Male -0.26 -0.25 0.35 8497.4 -0.29 (0.77) -0.95,0.40
Correlation of Dichotomous Deafness and Binary Coat Colour
rgd 0.34 0.36 0.25 3258.1 1.55 (0.12) -0.15,0.79
rpe 0.22 0.23 0.12 4313.9 1.40 (0.16) -0.10,0.47
Trichotomous Deafness Trait
Genetic Variance 0.93 0.78 0.56 1408.8 0.28 (0.78) 0.23,1.94
Heritability 0.45 0.44 0.12 1749.8 0.23 (0.81) 0.23,0.68
Female-Male -0.33 -0.33 0.31 9379.2 0.65 (0.52) -0.93,0.29
Binary Coat Colour Trait
Genetic Variance 1.39 1.09 1.12 922.0 -0.74 (0.46) 0.18,3.37
Heritability 0.53 0.52 0.14 1052.4 -0.45 (0.65) 0.26,0.80
Female-Male -0.26 -0.25 0.36 8427.6 1.17 (0.24) -0.98,0.44
Correlation of Trichotomous Deafness and Binary Coat Colour
rg 0.34 0.36 0.24 2907.3 0.10 (0.92) -0.12,0.76
rp 0.25 0.25 0.13 3036.1 -0.01 (0.99) -0.01,0.50
  1. a Estimates are taken from a Gibbs sample of 10,000 values.
  2. b Gibbs sample convergence statistic; Geweke (1992).
  3. c High Density Region.
  4. d Genetic correlation.
  5. e Phenotypic correlation