Human Molecular Genetics, Volume 29, Issue 1, 1 January 2020, Pages 168-176, doi:10.1093/hmg/ddz258 In the original article, there were several inaccuracies noted and listed in this corrigendum. In the Discussion section, the following sentence should read: “The rationale is that the separate analysis in which one chromosome is fitted to the model at a time, captures variances due to correlated SNPs on other chromosomes which leads to inflated estimates in the presence of population structure.” instead of “The rationale is that.”. In the Materials and Methods section, under the “Description of the study datasets” heading, the following text should read: “3752 samples from Malawi (1590 cases and 2162 controls)” instead of “3752 samples from Malawi (3752 cases and 3220 controls)”. The following reference (Reference 37.) was omitted: Patterson,N., Price,A.L. and Reich,D. (2006) Population structure and eigenanalysis. PLoS Genet., 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020190.