Table 1. Sample summary: Sample sizes and OY ratio for each group
Old Young Total OY
Australopithecines 37 316 353 0.12
Early Homo 42 166 208 0.25
Neandertals 37 96 113 0.39
Early Upper Paleolithic 50 24 74 2.08
All groups combined 166 602 768 0.28
  • Our sample derives from our own age estimates and age estimates provided by M. H. Wolpoff and D. W. Frayer.