TABLE 5

Comparison of distributions of pairwise correlations for scores of actual and simulated marker sets

Moments/testsActual marker set (unlinked pairs only)Simulated marker set 1Simulated marker set 2
Mean−0.0006−0.0068−0.0028
Variance0.00370.00280.0029
Skewness0.58230.3990.7318
Kurtosis0.2087−0.03180.4594
Test for mean = 0
t-statistic−0.1434−1.8650−0.7553
P(T > t)0.88610.06360.4509
Shapiro-Wilk normality test
w-statistic0.9620.9650.948
P(W < w)0.00080.00180.0001