Parameters | Genetics | Weighting Method for Sibships

Weighting Method for Sibships
Use this parameter to specify the method for dealing with sibships containing more than two affected individuals.
Available methods are described in the table below:
Specify the application of a weight of 2/a where a is the number of affected siblings in the sibship (Suarez and Hodge, 1979), to all the affected sib-pairs from a sibship.
Note: If all sibships are of size 2, the methods are equivalent.
To Specify the Weighting Method