TABLE 3

Simulated phenotypes

“Genotype”Phenotype
Latent variableCausative polymorphismAdditive:or:xor:
βLC = 0βLC = −PβLC = −2P
North0000
South0βββ
North1βββ
South1β0
  • Model is shown for generating phenotypes from data with one causative genetic locus and a nongenetic, geographic factor that is treated as a latent variable.