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  • n. All the siblings of a family

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Examples

  • The sibling history data are structured such that there is one observation per respondent, with the entire collection of siblings born to the same mother ( "sibship") recorded within that observation.

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  • Recurrent 22q11. 2 deletion in a sibship suggestive of parental germline mosaicism in velocardiofacial syndrome.

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  • Some are only children, while others have several siblings and may occasionally represent the only member of the sibship to have fallen into violent ways.

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  • Sibling-year observations are weighted to address the underrepresentation of high-mortality families in population-based surveys following the general methods proposed by Gakidou and King, where Bf is the original sibship size and

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  • The percent dead for females has been corrected in sibship sizes 1, 2, and 3 to account for the increased occurrence of zero-female-survivors in these sibships.

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  • In this data structure, every member of a sibship received an observation for every year that they were alive and an observation for the year in which they died, if they died.

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  • The relationship between percent dead and sibship size for males and females, using an example from the Mali 2006 DHS.

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  • There was, however, a weak correlation at the sibship level between mean growth rate and microsatellite expected heterozygosity.

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  • We investigated the association between 48 coding and three non-coding single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) from 35 inflammatory genes and the development of CAD, using a large discordant sibship collection (2699 individuals in 891 families).

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  • Studies were excluded if no control group was included; if subjects had a history of cryptorchidism; if the indicators of male infertility, included offspring sex ratio, number of children, offspring twin rates, and offspring sibship size.

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