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Table 1 Sample sizes (n) and linguistic affiliations of the populations in the study

From: Genetic variation and population structure of Sudanese populations as indicated by 15 Identifiler sequence-tagged repeat (STR) loci

Ethnic group Population n Linguistic family Linguistic subgroup Geographic group
Arab Bataheen 29 Afro-Asiatic Semetic Central
Arab Gaalien 57 Afro-Asiatic Semetic Central
Arab Shaigia 17 Afro-Asiatic Semetic Northern
Arab Messiria 8 Afro-Asiatic Semetic Western
Copt Copt 31 Afro-Asiatic Ancient Egyptian Central
Hausa Hausa 10 Afro-Asiatic Chadic Eastern
Beja Beni-Amer 35 Afro-Asiatic Cushitic Eastern
Beja Hadendowa 29 Afro-Asiatic Cushitic Eastern
Nubian Danagla 40 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Northern
Nubian Mahas 31 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Northern
Nubian Halfawieen 24 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Northern
Nilotic Dinka 30 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Southern
Nilotic Nuer 19 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Southern
Nilotic Shilluk 19 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Southern
Nilotic Baria 6 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Southern
Nuba Nuba 34 Nilo-Saharan and Niger-Congo Eastern Sudanic and Kordofanian Western
Zagawa Zagawa 29 Nilo-Saharan Saharan Western
Gemar Gemar 6 Nilo-Saharan Eastern Sudanic Western