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Table 8 STR heterozygosity and variance for South Indian caste populations

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

  Hexp Hobs Alleles per locusa Variancea
Tamil Upper 0.728 (+/- 0.020) 0.700 7.1 3.4
NTS Upper 0.716 (+/- 0.019) 0.683 6.6 3.2
Tamil Middle 0.718 (+/- 0.020) 0.681 6.8 3.3
Tamil Lower 0.716 (+/- 0.021) 0.699 6.4 3.3
Andhra Upper 0.732 (+/- 0.018) 0.708 6.7 3.6
Andhra Middle 0.721 (+/- 0.020) 0.693 7.6 3.4
Andhra Lower 0.719 (+/- 0.020) 0.704 7.5 3.4
E. Asians 0.692 (+/- 0.025) 0.697 6.5 3.4
Europeans 0.716 (+/- 0.017) 0.695 7.3 3.2
  1. (aAverage variance in repeat number over 45 STR loci)