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Table 2 Mean genetic ancestry component by self-reported ethnicity on requisition form. Each row shows samples based on self-reported ethnicity on requisition forms. Each column shows the average plus minus two standard errors of predicted ancestry proportion across all samples in that self-reported category

From: Evaluating genetic ancestry and self-reported ethnicity in the context of carrier screening

Requisition Form Ethnicity African East Asian European Native American Native Oceanian South Asian
African 79.3% + −1.5% 1.7% + −0.6% 12.4% + −1.1% 1.3% + −0.3% 1.2% + −0.2% 4.4% + −0.4%
East Asian 0.1% + −0.1% 91.7% + −1.7% 1.2% + −0.5% 1.2% + −0.2% 1.2% + −0.2% 4.9% + −1.4%
European 0.8% + −0.1% 0.8% + −0.2% 90.5% + −0.3% 1.1% + −0.1% 0.5% + −0.1% 6.7% + −0.2%
Jewish 3.0% + −0.3% 1.2% + −0.2% 79.9% + −0.7% 1.0% + −0.2% 1.0% + −0.1% 14.1% + −0.6%
Latin American 12.0% + −1.0% 3.3% + −0.4% 52.1% + −1.2% 24.4% + −1.2% 1.0% + −0.1% 7.5% + −0.3%
Mediterranean 2.6% + −0.5% 0.9% + −0.3% 86.4% + −1.0% 1.4% + −0.4% 0.7% + −0.1% 8.2% + −0.6%
Native American 7.3% + −9.2% 0.7% + −0.5% 81.4% + −10.2% 3.8% + −3.5% 0.6% + −0.4% 6.5% + −1.8%
South Asian 0.5% + −0.2% 18.8% + −2.5% 4.8% + −0.8% 2.0% + −0.3% 4.0% + −0.4% 70.2% + −2.3%
South East Asian 0.5% + −0.3% 68.3% + −4.3% 3.0% + −0.8% 1.7% + −0.3% 3.4% + −0.4% 23.4% + −3.9%
African & European 36.4% + −10.2% 1.1% + −0.6% 54.8% + −10.6% 0.8% + −0.4% 1.0% + −0.5% 6.1% + −1.5%
African & Latin American 55.0% + −12.6% 2.4% + −1.1% 26.4% + −8.0% 6.3% + −4.9% 1.5% + −0.8% 8.7% + −2.6%
East Asian & European 0.4% + −0.3% 44.3% + −4.8% 41.8% + −5.1% 3.8% + −2.0% 2.1% + −0.7% 7.9% + −2.5%
European & Latin American 4.2% + −1.3% 1.8% + −0.5% 72.7% + −2.6% 13.4% + −2.4% 0.8% + −0.3% 7.4% + −0.9%