36. Population Association

  1. D. J. Balding2,
  2. M. Bishop3 and
  3. C. Cannings4
  1. D. Clayton

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch36

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Clayton, D. (2008) Population Association, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 3

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 4

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • Hardy–Weinberg law;
  • maximum- likelihood estimates;
  • Cochran–Armitage test;
  • Mantel extension test;
  • confounding risk ratio;
  • homozygous relative risks;
  • single nucleotide polymorphisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measures of Association

  • Case-Control Studies

  • Tests For Association

  • Logistic Regression And Log-Linear Models

  • Stratification And Matching

  • Unmeasured Confounding

  • Multiple Alleles

  • Multiple Loci

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References