Table 1.

Statistical evaluation of the measured SMN gene copy numbers determined by capillary electrophoresis.

SMN absolute copy numberMean (SD) measured absolute copy numberNo. of individualsFrequency, %
43.90 (0.14)3201 + 9264
32.87 (0.19)1701 + 9234
22.09 (0.02)101 + 222