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Table 1 Heritability estimates for log transformed BMI

From: Age-stratified heritability estimation in the Framingham Heart Study families

  Trait: BMI (log)
Covariates h2r ± SE p-value variance due to covariates (%)
Unadjusted    
   Age Group 40 0.53 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 -
   Age Group 55 0.43 ± 0.09 <0.0000006 -
   Age Group 70 0.43 ± 0.09 <0.0000003 -
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.46 ± 0.10 <0.0000007 2
Gender    
   Age Group 40 0.53 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 2
   Age Group 55 0.42 ± 0.09 <0.0000007 2
   Age Group 70 0.43 ± 0.09 <0.0000003 0.1
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.46 ± 0.10 <0.0000004 4
Gender, smoker    
   Age Group 40 0.60 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 5
   Age Group 55 0.51 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 3
   Age Group 70 0.51 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 3
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.53 ± 0.10 <0.0000001 6
Gender, drinker    
   Age Group 40 0.59 ± 0.11 <0.0000001 3
   Age Group 55 0.50 ± 0.11 <0.0000010 2
   Age Group 70 0.48 ± 0.11 <0.0000023 0.3
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.50 ± 0.13 <0.0000204 5
Gender, smoker, drinker    
   Age Group 40 0.64 ± 0.11 <0.0000001 5
   Age Group 55 0.55 ± 0.11 <0.0000001 3
   Age Group 70 0.53 ± 0.11 <0.0000002 3
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.52 ± 0.12 <0.0000035 7