Table 2

Characteristics of the sub-Saharan mtDNA HVS-I database.

Region

Region matched (%)


Total

Uniquea

Multipleb

West

West Central

South

Southeast

East


West

1528

35

20

24

19

0

1

1

West Central

995

37

28

15

13

0

5

2

South

127

61

15

0

0

21

2

0

Southeast

416

25

51

1

15

1

7

0

East

659

59

12

1

2

0

0

27

Total

3725

40

24


aHaplotypes found once or in a single ethnic group.

bHaplotypes found in ethnic groups from three or more regions.

Ely et al. BMC Biology 2006 4:34   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-4-34

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