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Familial Correlations

  1. K. J. Keen

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a05021

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

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Keen, K. J. 2005. Familial Correlations. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 3.

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  1. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


Methods of statistical inference for correlations among members of families and pedigrees are summarized.


  • ANOVA;
  • intraclass correlation;
  • interclass correlation;
  • maximum likelihood;
  • pedigree correlations;
  • REML