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Table 2 Misclassification rates (standard error) by the number of genes selected (48 samples)

From: Cluster analysis for DNA methylation profiles having a detection threshold

    Misclassification rate (SE)
Percentage of genes selected No. of CIMP genes No. of non-CIMP genes Bernoulli- lognormal Single threshold k-means
100% 15 76 0.018 (0.020) 0.006 (0.009) 0.010 (0.002)
80% 12 61 0.030 (0.004) 0.009 (0.002) 0.020 (0.004)
60% 9 46 0.067 (0.007) 0.022 (0.003) 0.070 (0.013)
40% 6 30 0.147 (0.013) 0.073 (0.009) 0.140 (0.014)
20% 3 15 0.265 (0.012) 0.177 (0.013) 0.283 (0.016)
CIMP-predicting genes only (N = 15) 0.035 (0.004) 0.020 (0.004) 0.037 (0.005)