Table 1

Comparison of classical population genetic measures of sequence diversity across studies.

StudyNumber
of genes*
Sample sizeSample†Length (Mb)θπ
(×10−4)
θW
(×10−4)
Akey (27)13223EU2.503.417.35
SeattleSNPs (28)21323EU7.266.816.36
Ahituv (29)58757EU0.134.3210.11
Current study202500‡EU0.743.968.79
11,000EU0.743.9640.38
500‡SA0.694.0410.67
Akey et al.13224AA2.504.4912.10
SeattleSNPs21324AA7.268.9710.15
Current study202500‡AA0.704.8913.78

*Studies differ in the relative proportion of coding and noncoding sequences.

†Ancestry is indicated as EU, European; AA, African-American; SA, South Asian.

‡Sampled to n = 500 subjects.