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Table 6 Quantitative Effect of the gene score (risk allele) on biochemical traits, expressed as the beta effect (Standard error)

From: Use of a gene score of multiple low-modest effect size variants can predict the risk of obesity better than the individual SNPs

Parameter β (SE) p-value p-value (adjusted for BMI)
TC (mmol/L) 0.168 (0.018) 3.01 × 10−17 1.12 × 10−10
TG (mmol/L) 0.090 (0.021) 2.71 × 10−3 1 × 10−1
HDLC (mmol/L) −0.498 (0.039) 5.4 × 10−43 1.1 × 10−13
LDLC (mmol/L) 0.211 (0.029) 1.11 × 10−21 2.5 × 10−6
  1. The beta effect means the rise or fall in the selected trait per each risk allele increase. For example, for TC, a beta effect of 0.168 means that with each risk allele increase, the serum total cholesterol increases by 0.168 mmol/L.