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Table 2 The characteristics and frequencies used in California v Collinsa

From: Use of prior odds for missing persons identifications

Characteristic Estimated frequency
Partly yellow automobile 1/10
Man with mustache 1/4
Girl with ponytail 1/10
Girl with blond hair 1/3
Negro man with beard 1/10
Interracial couple 1/1,000
  1. aData are derived from [38]. The combined probability under the assumption of independence that was presented in court was 1/12,000,000.