Hispanic – Connecticut ǀ Hispanic ǀ Iberian American
Hispanic Connecticutians are Americans of Spanish and Portuguese and New World descent sampled in the state of Connecticut. A small number of Hispanics live in East Haven, a predominately Italian-American town.
The Hispanic – Connecticut population data represent DNA samples from 187 Hispanic (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispanic-American) individuals in the state of Connecticut (http://pewhispanic.org/states/?stateid=CT). Samples were provided by the Connecticut State Police Forensic Science Laboratory. For more details on this population, see http://www.trincoll.edu/prog/ctpeople/Hispanics/history.htm.
Photo: Julia A. Kushigian teaches Hispanic studies at Connecticut College.
Source publication: Allele Frequencies for the CODIS Core STR Loci in Connecticut Populations, Scherczinger et.al, J Forensic Sci, 2000, July (4), 938-940.