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Table 6 Genetic distance estimates between South Indian castes, Europeans, and eastern Asians

From: Genetic variation in South Indian castes: evidence from Y-chromosome, mitochondrial, and autosomal polymorphisms

  Y-Chromosome a Autosomal STRs b mtDNA a
  Europeans E. Asians Europeans E. Asians Europeans E. Asians
Tamil Upper 0.1730 0.6379 0.0026 0.0067 0.2059 0.0772
NTS Upper 0.1947 0.7094 0.0046 0.0082 0.2640 0.0356
Tamil Middle 0.2737 0.5075 0.0037 0.0077 0.1861 0.0810
Tamil Lower 0.3652 0.7060 0.0052 0.0069 0.5951 0.0383
Andhra Upper 0.1992 0.9352 0.0023 0.0082 0.3124 0.0284
Andhra Middle 0.2527 0.4431 0.0041 0.0064 0.2401 0.0239
Andhra Lower 0.2693 0.4885 0.0053 0.0070 0.3264 0.0154
  1. (aSlatkin's linearized FST distance; bDSW distance)