TABLE 5

Percentage of confidence intervals lower (L) and higher (H) than the true Ne for 200 simulation estimates

NeFk CIsNeLB CIs
LAFLHLH
Ne = 10, T = 1
5A0.54.04.119.5
5aA3.00.516.63.5
10A0.54.09.64.2
10C1.53.03.241.1
20A1.02.516.60.0
Ne = 20, T = 5
5C1.56.51.025.8
5aA0.07.05.93.8
5B0.01.01.512.0
5aB3.01.05.56.5
5A1.25.98.07.0
10A0.012.03.07.0
20A0.015.012.02.0
5F0.63.86.57.0
Ne = 50, T = 5
10aA3.56.55.04.4
10A1.08.54.517.0
20A0.57.04.08.0
  • The data used here are the same as those in Table 4. L, number of loci used. T, number of generations between samples. AF, allele frequencies array used to simulate populations (see Table 2). CIs, confidence or credible intervals.

  • a 60 individuals sampled (all other simulations have 30).