Table 3

Heritability

BAVDilation all siblingsDilation in siblings without BAVDilation in siblings with BAV
N389
(153 probands and 236 siblings)
389
(153 probands and 236 siblings)
371
(144 probands and 227 siblings)
18
(9 probands and nine siblings)
Prevalence in siblings (%)9.314.813.950
h2 0.470.300.310.68
SE0.180.210.230.94
P value0.0020.060.080.24
h2 power>0.9>0.9>0.9>0.9
  • BAV, bicuspid aortic valve; h2, heritability; h 2power, heritability power calculation; N, number of analysed individuals.