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Table 3 Coalescence age estimates for the main H-subclades

From: The distribution of mitochondrial DNA haplogroup H in southern Iberia indicates ancient human genetic exchanges along the western edge of the Mediterranean

Sub-clade N ρ (HVS-I) σ Age (years) 95% C.I.
H1 1524 0.99 0.21 16,480 [9687–23,273]
 H1 Iberia 591 0.80 0.20 13,375 [6892–19,859]
 H1 North Africa 191 0.63 0.11 10,478 [6756–14,200]
H2 244 1.42 0.70 23,648 [899–46,397]
H3 391 0.78 0.20 13,085 [6442–19,728]
 H3 Iberia 236 0.57 0.15 9469 [4420–14,518]
 H3 North Africa 37 0.49 0.17 8113 [2526–13,700]
H4 129 0.57 0.13 9437 [5243–13,632]
H5 324 0.61 0.14 10,140 [5686–14,594]
H6 177 0.78 0.19 13,002 [6931–19,074]
H7 120 0.66 0.19 10,979 [4756–17,202]
H10 69 0.88 0.41 14,743 [1286–28,201]
H11 59 1.27 0.41 21,200 [7823–34,577]
H13 120 1.00 0.20 16,677 [10,154–23,200]
H20 46 1.07 0.50 17,789 [1353–34,225]
  1. Values of the parameter ρ were based on HVS-I sequences detailed in Additional file 4 and transformed into years by using the corrected molecular clock proposed by [24]