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Table 2 Heterogeneity tests

From: Causal effect between total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol as risk factors for chronic kidney disease: a mendelian randomization study

Type Method Q Q_df Q_pval
TC MR Egger 5.410 5 0.367
Inverse variance weighted 5.803 6 0.445
TG MR Egger 16.062 11 0.138
Inverse variance weighted 16.609 12 0.164
LDL-C MR Egger 1.462 2 0.481
Inverse variance weighted 2.281 3 0.516
HDL-C MR Egger 0.301 2 0.859
Inverse variance weighted 0.997 3 0.801
ApoA1 MR Egger 2.132 5 0.831
Inverse variance weighted 2.320 6 0.887
ApoB MR Egger 13.726 7 0.056
Inverse variance weighted 13.973 8 0.082
  1. TC Total cholesterol, TG Triglyceride, HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, Apo Apolipoprotein, CI Confidence interval, MR Mendelian randomization; The significant result (P > 0.05) indicates no heterogeneity exists