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Mean estimates of sickle haemoglobin allele frequency map in 2010 globally
This map shows the predicted frequency of sickle haemoglobin alleles in the general population
Estimates were based on data from community surveys which fed into a geostatistical model configured to generate gene frequency estimates. The model output a range of estimates (a posterior distribution) at each location (~5x5km) and the mean estimate for each location is shown on the above map. The interquartile range of estimates at each location is shown in the map below as a measure of uncertainty in the predictions displayed above.
Uncertainty in the predicted Haemoglobin S allele frequency for World (2010)