Table 3

Correlation and partial correlation coefficients, r value and P-value (in parenthesis), between genetic, geographic and linguistic matrices

Y chromosome

mtDNA


Matrices considered

Correlation coefficient (r)

Proportion of variance explained (r2)

Correlation coefficient (r)

Proportion of variance explained (r2)


Dgen and Dgeo, Dlan constant

0.09

0.008

0.14

0.02

Dgen and Dlan, Dgeo constant

0.28*

0.08

0.24*

0.06


* P < 0.005

Dgen: Fst genetic distance

Dgeo: geographic distance

Dlan: linguistic distance

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