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Boudicca
08-18-2015, 04:04 PM
Hi,
My Mum is half UK half unknown American and gets the following on Ancestry:
Great Britain 65% (range 35%-91%)
Ireland 19% (range 2%-36%)
Europe East 8% (range 0%-16%)
Europe West 5% (range 0%-21%)
Trace regions
Finland/North West Russia 3% (range 0%-8%).

Compared to 23andme AC:
69.0%
British & Irish
12.3%
French & German
0.3%
Scandinavian
17.2%
Broadly Northern European

Southern European
0.2%
Iberian
0.2%
Broadly Southern European
0.7%
Broadly European
< 0.1%
Sub-Saharan African
< 0.1%
East African

Which test is "better" at reflecting ancestry?

ADW_1981
08-18-2015, 05:08 PM
Hi,
My Mum is half UK half unknown American and gets the following on Ancestry:
Great Britain 65% (range 35%-91%)
Ireland 19% (range 2%-36%)
Europe East 8% (range 0%-16%)
Europe West 5% (range 0%-21%)
Trace regions
Finland/North West Russia 3% (range 0%-8%).

Compared to 23andme AC:
69.0%
British & Irish
12.3%
French & German
0.3%
Scandinavian
17.2%
Broadly Northern European

Southern European
0.2%
Iberian
0.2%
Broadly Southern European
0.7%
Broadly European
< 0.1%
Sub-Saharan African
< 0.1%
East African

Which test is "better" at reflecting ancestry?

Those are fairly standard British results for 23andMe. I suspect the American side is also British derived. Thirteen Colonies origin?