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Table 4 Estimates of heritability from SOLAR (standard error)

From: A genome-wide linkage study of mammographic density, a risk factor for breast cancer

  Number of families PMD_res DA_res NDA_res
All families 1,415 0.50 (0.045) 0.50 (0.044) 0.60 (0.043)
Families from Australia 659 0.43 (0.064) 0.43 (0.062) 0.62 (0.063)
Families from Northern California 257 0.50 (0.108) 0.56 (0.105) 0.50 (0.102)
Families from Ontario 499 0.56 (0.075) 0.54 (0.076) 0.60 (0.074)
  1. PMD_res, DA_res and NDA_res are residuals from linear models adjusting the square root of PMD, quantile-normalized dense area, and log non-dense area, respectively, for covariates known to affect MD. MD, mammographic density; PMD percent mammographic density.