Biogeographic Ancestry and Socioeconomic Outcomes in the Americas: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Kirkegaard2016BiogeographicAA,
  title={Biogeographic Ancestry and Socioeconomic Outcomes in the Americas: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Emil Ole William Kirkegaard and Mingrui Wang and J. Fuerst},
  journal={bioRxiv},
  year={2016}
}
Narrative reports suggest that socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with biogeographic ancestry (BGA) in the Americas. If so, SES potentially acts as a confound that needs to be taken into account when evaluating the relation between medical outcomes and BGA. To explore how systematic BGA-SES associations are, a meta-analysis of American studies was conducted. 40 studies were identified, yielding a total of 64 independent samples with directions of associations, including 48 independent… Expand
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