Multivariate linkage analysis of blood pressure and body mass index.

Abstract

Multivariate linkage analyses of correlated traits provide greater statistical power to identify genetic loci with effects too small to be detected in single trait analyses. We conducted genomewide multivariate analyses of systolic BP, diastolic BP, and body mass index (BMI) in 1,848 non-Hispanic white subjects (968 females, 880 males) from 279… (More)

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