TABLE 1

Monte Carlo error of the 10,000 replications simulation study comparing the QMEC method to the case where measurement error in the ancestry proportion estimates is ignored

Reliability coefficientNo correctionQMEC
High (ρ ∼ 0.95)0.000330.00038
Medium (ρ ∼ 0.75)0.000540.00033
Low (ρ ∼ 0.55)0.001960.00035
  • The comparison was done at the 10−4 significance level.