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Table 2 Heritability estimates for log transformed weight

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

  Trait: Weight (log)
Covariates h2r ± SE p-value variance due to covariates (%)
Unadjusted    
   Age Group 40 0.51 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 -
   Age Group 55 0.44 ± 0.10 <0.0000009 -
   Age Group 70 0.45 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 -
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.42 ± 0.10 <0.0000051 1
Gender, height    
   Age Group 40 0.60 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 46
   Age Group 55 0.51 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 41
   Age Group 70 0.51 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 35
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.45 ± 0.10 <0.0000008 43
Gender, height, smoker    
   Age Group 40 0.58 ± 0.11 <0.0000001 44
   Age Group 55 0.49 ± 0.11 <0.0000021 40
   Age Group 70 0.49 ± 0.11 <0.0000025 33
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.52 ± 0.10 <0.0000001 44
Gender, height, drinker    
   Age Group 40 0.63 ± 0.11 <0.0000001 45
   Age Group 55 0.53 ± 0.11 <0.0000001 41
   Age Group 70 0.52 ± 0.11 <0.0000003 36
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.48 ± 0.12 <0.0000334 42
Gender, height, smoker, drinker    
   Age Group 40 0.63 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 31
   Age Group 55 0.53 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 29
   Age Group 70 0.51 ± 0.09 <0.0000001 21
   Year 12 (age adjusted) 0.51 ± 0.12 <0.0000057 44