TABLE 3

Global test for deviation between maternal and paternal recombination rates (θ)

PedigreeNo. of intervalsMean difference in θ (%)SE (%)za
Base 2226.125.614.653*
QTL 2926.336.464.077*
Combined 5126.234.306.105*
  • a z test with the delta method (Bishop et al. 1975).

  • * P ≤ 0.0001.