Table 5

Proportion of mtDNA haplotype sharing between population groups of South Asia

Group 1

Group 2



pop. group

n

nb

1/2d

pop. group

n

nb

2/1e

nc




Random 1g

1256 ± 215

617 ± 109

.399 – .453

Random 2g

1426 ± 215

643 ± 114

.396 – .447

132 (112 – 154)

Tribals

1197

437

.411 – .467

Castes

1485

806

.324 – .372

107 (90 – 128)

Northern states

1204

647

.277 – .329

Southern states

1478

585

.345 – .394

96 (80 – 116)

Western states

1142

508

.453 – .511

Eastern states

1540

735

.331 – .379

107 (90 – 128)

Dravidians

974

380

.428 – 490

Others

1708

846

.273 – .317

90 (74 – 109)

Indo-Europeans

1322

686

.328 – .379

Others

1360

556

.393 – .446

106 (89 – 127)

AA tribals

90

35

.552 – .746

Others

2592

1110

.014 – .025

9 (5 – 17)

TB tribals

249

142

.174 – .277

Others

2433

1018

.091 – .115

24 (16 – 35)

Indo-Europeans

1322

686

.295 – .346

Dravidians

974

380

.425 – .487

87 (71 – 106)

Total

2682

1136

340 f


a continental Indians including Pakistan and Bangladesh (excluding Andaman & Nicobar)

b number of haplotypes

c number of shared haplotypes between group 1 and group 2 (95% credible regions; CR)

d CR of the proportion of those haplotypes in group 1 that occur also in group 2

e CR of the proportion of those haplotypes in group 2 that occur also in group 1

f 41% of the shared haplotypes are shared only between members of the same population

g ± indicate SD

Metspalu et al. BMC Genetics 2004 5:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-5-26

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