TABLE 6

Hausa and Seattle SNPs analysis

recintLikelihoodaP-valueb
Hausa data set (A. Di Rienzo, unpublished data)
MLE3.116.1−1411.140.304
Constant population size11−1413.340.204
Seattle SNPs African-American MLE1.910.27−1411.690.113
African-American data set (http://pga.gs.washington.edu)
MLE1.910.27−15448.172 × 10−4
Constant population size11−15544.63≪1 × 10−4
European data set (http://pga.gs.washington.edu)
MLE2.00.150.0375−11987.280.2015
Constant population size11−12022.41<1 × 10−4
  • a Note that this is not true likelihood since the segregating sites are not entirely unlinked.

  • b P-values are calculated from a χ2 goodness-of-fit test where the distribution of the χ2 test statistic is simulated for each data set, accounting for linkage as described in the text.