Analysis of Genetic Association Studies by Gang Zheng

By Gang Zheng

Analysis of Genetic organization stories is either a graduate point textbook in statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology, and a reference booklet for the research of genetic organization reviews. scholars, researchers, and execs will locate the subjects brought in Analysis of Genetic organization Studies quite appropriate. The booklet is acceptable to the learn of information, biostatistics, genetics and genetic epidemiology.

In addition to delivering derivations, the e-book makes use of genuine examples and simulations to demonstrate step by step purposes. Introductory chapters on likelihood and genetic epidemiology terminology give you the reader with beneficial historical past wisdom. The association of this paintings permits either informal reference and shut learn.

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On the other hand, when the test statistics are nearly independent, Bonferroni correction is a reasonable approach to use. False Discovery Rate In contrast to Bonferroni correction to control the family-wise error rate, which tests each of M hypotheses at the α/M level, an alternative approach is to control the false discovery rate (FDR). The FDR approach is to control the expected proportion of true null hypotheses among the rejected null hypotheses. Suppose there are M0 non-true null hypotheses among a total of M hypotheses.

2) and z1−α/2 is the upper 100(1 − α/2)th percentile of N(0, 1). Statistical power is defined as the probability of rejecting H0 when H1 is true. Thus, the power is 1 minus the probability of Type II error (Sect. 2). Denote the probability of Type II error by β. Then the power is 1 − β. The sample size n is the number of subjects enrolled in a study. The data from these n subjects are used in the test statistic T . The power 1 − β is increasing with the sample size n. However, a larger sample size means more cost of the study.

In this case, when the trend test is used, the test result depends on the choice of a model underlying the data. 2 Statistical Inference 23 practice, the true model is unknown. Therefore, several models may be assumed and the Score statistics for each of these models are applied. , the smallest p-value) among these Score statistics may be reported. This multiple testing issue may not be recognized if the number of test statistics or analyses that have been tried is not reported. To resolve this type of multiple testing, the correlations among the test statistics have to be derived.

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