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Table 1 Superpopulation classification by self-reported ethnicity and race

From: Genetic ancestry of participants in the National Children’s Study

Self-report Expected superpopulation Most similar superpopulationa,b
Ethnicity Race AFR EUR ASN AMR SAN
Hispanic African American AFR or AMR 5 0 0 1 0
Non-Hispanic African American AFR 29 0 0 0 1*
Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native AMR 0 0 0 2 0
Non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native AMR 0 0 0 2 1*
Non-Hispanic Asian ASN or SAN 0 0 12 0 9
Non-Hispanic Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander ASN 0 0 4 0 0
Hispanic White AMR or EUR 0 8 0 42 0
Non-Hispanic White EUR 0 427 0 3* 0
Hispanic Other AMR 1* 1* 0 60 0
Non-Hispanic Other No prediction 1 1 0 1 1
Hispanic Multiracial No prediction 1 1 0 2 0
Non-Hispanic Multiracial No prediction 3 9 7 2 3
Unknown Multiracial No prediction 0 0 0 1 0
   Total 40 447 23 116 15
  1. aExpected groups based on self-report are indicated: African (AFR), European (EUR), East Asian (ASN), Admixed American (AMR) and South Asian (SAN).
  2. bIndividuals that match their reported group are indicated in bold, and individuals that did not match the reported group are indicated by an asterisk.