Table 2.

Mean and SDs of individual ancestry estimates by participant's and grandparents' place of birth

Place of birth of participant and grandparentsnAfrican Ancestry (%)P*European Ancestry (%)P*Indigenous American Ancestry (%)P*
Mexican born1753.7 ± 5.552.0 ± 20.144.3 ± 20.1
U.S. born, grandparents Mexican born1004.8 ± 6.40.1647.3 ± 18.70.04747.8 ± 18.80.095
Central American born and U.S. born, grandparents born in Central America9310.2 ± 13.40.000147.5 ± 22.10.09442.3 ± 22.30.49
Caribbean born1020.2 ± 26.20.00565.9 ± 24.70.0613.9 ± 13.60.0001
U.S. born, grandparents Caribbean born811.6 ± 10.30.0367.0 ± 18.50.0521.4 ± 23.50.006
South American born303.2 ± 5.10.5755.9 ± 26.10.5340.9 ± 24.50.66
U.S. born, grandparents U.S. born314.2 ± 5.40.5960.5 ± 22.10.03935.4 ± 21.10.028
U.S. born, grandparents mixed origin1164.8 ± 8.60.3058.0 ± 23.50.02937.3 ± 22.80.007
  • * Ps are for comparison with Mexican-born Latinas.

  • Women with grandparents from more than one of the five regions (Mexico, Central America, South America, Caribbean, United States).