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Research Article

Confounding from Cryptic Relatedness in Case-Control Association Studies

  • Benjamin F Voight mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bvoight@uchicago.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Jonathan K Pritchard

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: September 02, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0010032

About the Authors

Benjamin F Voight, Jonathan K Pritchard
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: bvoight@uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BFV and JKP both conceived of and designed the model, and wrote the paper. In addition, BFV also performed the simulations and analyzed the data.