TABLE 2

Ordered subset analysis of BMI and age of onset for chromosomes 4 and 20

CovariateRank orderZmaxMarkerDistance (in cM) to global maximumNumber of sibshipsP
Chromosome 4
 BMILow-to-high3.78D4S155412.1180.047
High-to-low3.59D4S24171.92110.072
 Age of onsetLow-to-high2.91D4S29671.92410.336
High-to-low2.76GATA67A081.35350.440
Chromosome 20
 BMILow-to-high2.81D20S19501860.388
High-to-low2.88D20S181*47.30730.331
 Age of onsetLow-to-high2.35D20S19501970.791
High-to-low2.76D20S89116.60620.422
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    * Attains identical maximum at adjacent marker D20S473.