Hispanic ǀ Iberian American
Hispanic Minnesotans are Americans of Spanish and Portuguese and New World descent sampled in the state of Minnesota. They can also have some Sub-Saharan African. Minnesota has an image of being ethnically homogenous, but the Hispanic population is growing rapidly. According to the Pew Research Center, there were 276,000 Hispanics in Minnesota in 2014.
There are three data sets that have been incorporated into DNA Consultants’ method.
1) Hispanic – Minnesota represent DNA samples from 151 unrelated, self-identified Hispanics in Minnesota who were sampled in 2006 by the Minnesota BCA Forensic Science Laboratory in St. Paul, Minnesota.
2) Hispanic – Minnesota represent DNA samples from 290 Hispanic individuals in the States of Minnesota. Samples were provided by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension/Memorial Blood Center of Minnesota and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
3) Hispanic – Minnesota represent DNA samples from 75 Hispanic individuals in the States of Minnesota. Samples were provided by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
For more details on Hispanics in Minnesota, see Demographic Profile of Hispanics in Minnesota (Demographic profile of Hispanics in Minnesota, 2014).
Source publication: Identifiler User Guide. CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations, J Forensic Sci, 2001, 46(3), 453-489. Minnesota Population Data on 15 STR Loci Using the Identifiler Kit, JFS, 2006, p1410-1413.
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