TABLE 3

Example computation of false discovery rate (FDRm) for determining significance thresholds for carcass weight on the basis of tests with the maximum F-statistic within each marker interval

RankChromosome no.Marker interval no.Average correlation between breed origin coefficientsF-statistic (Fi)Comparison-wise error rate (CWERi)Interval-wise error rate (IWERi)False discovery rate FDRmi (N × IWERi/i)
1470.5811.80.00001a0.000040.004
2460.838.60.000210.000450.024
3750.807.70.000510.001070.038
4450.727.50.000620.001430.038
5760.627.60.000560.001500.032
6820.557.30.000750.002120.038
7830.726.90.001100.002440.037
8440.686.70.001340.003100.041
9710.466.90.00110b0.003400.040
101350.745.50.004330.008460.090
111440.735.50.004330.008620.083
121450.705.50.004330.008910.079
131340.695.50.00433c0.009000.073
14330.514.90.007800.018870.143
15350.654.70.009490.019370.137
16740.604.60.010470.022380.148
17340.964.10.017120.024370.152
181360.604.50.011550.024520.144
19360.374.50.011550.030920.172
201210.324.50.011550.032630.173
  • a CWER threshold for FDR < 0.01.

  • b CWER threshold for FDR < 0.05.

  • c CWER threshold for FDR < 0.1.