Table 3 Estimates of the sex-specific contributions from Africa and Europe to African-Americans, based on the Cheng et al. (2009) data, inferred under our model for a single-admixture event
African contributionsEuropean contributions
Generations since admixtureEmbedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded Image
20.9430.6711.400.0570.3295.77
30.9120.7021.300.0880.2983.39
40.9260.6881.350.0740.3124.22
50.9190.6951.320.0810.3053.77
0.9210.6931.330.0790.3073.89
  • The estimates depend on the time since admixture. All estimates show male-biased contributions from Europe and female-based contributions from Africa.