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Fig. 2 | Genome Biology

Fig. 2

From: A standardized framework for representation of ancestry data in genomics studies, with application to the NHGRI-EBI GWAS Catalog

Fig. 2

Ancestry category distribution in the GWAS Catalog. This figure summarizes the distribution of ancestry categories in percentages, of individuals (N = 110,291,046; a), individuals over time (N = 110,291,046; b), studies (N = 4,655; c), and associations (N = 60,970; d). The largest category in all panels is European (aqua). At the level of individuals (a), the largest non-European category is Asian (bright pink), with East Asian (light pink) accounting for the majority. Non-European, Non-Asian categories together (yellow) comprise 4 % of individuals, and for 6 % (white) of samples no ancestry category could be specified. b The distribution of individuals in percentages, included in the 915 studies published between 2005 and 2010 compared to the distribution of individuals included in the 2905 studies published between 2011 and 2016. d The disproportionate contribution of associations from African (blue) and Hispanic/Latin American (purple) categories, when compared to the percentage of individuals (a, blue, purple, respectively) and studies (b, blue, purple, respectively)

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