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Table 1 The descriptive statistics of instrument variable and phenotype distribution

From: Mendelian randomization rules out the causal relationship between serum lipids and cholecystitis

Descriptive statistics of instrument variable Publication for instruments
Phenotype Mean ± SD Units Variance explained Sample size Consortium
Cholesterol 213.28 ± 42.6 SD (mg/dL) 0.16 187,365 GLGC Willer et al. [8]
HDL-cholesterol 53.3 ± 15.5 SD (mg/dL) 0.17 187,167 GLGC Willer et al. [8]
LDL-cholesterol 133.6 ± 38.0 SD (mg/dL) 0.15 173,082 GLGC Willer et al. [8]
Triglycerides 140.85 ± 87.8 SD (mg/dL) 0.13 177,861 GLGC Willer et al. [8]