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Table 1 Comparison between estimates of genetic ancestry and self-reported race in African and European American populations from 1000 genomes project datasets

From: Self-reported race/ethnicity in the age of genomic research: its potential impact on understanding health disparities

Self-reported race Ancestral population genetic ancestry
CEU (%) AA (%)
Mean ± SD Min–max Mean ± SD Min–max
European ancestry (CEU) (n = 87) 0.976 ± 0.022 0.887–0.994 0.024 ± 0.022 0.006–0.113
African ancestry (YRI) (n = 88) 0.013 ± 0.009 0.006–0.073 0.987 ± 0.009 0.927–0.994
African American (AA) (n = 61) 0.108 ± 0.152 0.006–0.990 0.892 ± 0.152 0.010–0.980
  1. CEU European ancestry, YRI African ancestry from Nigeria, AA African American.