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Table 3 Maximum likelihood (ML) estimates and bounds on TE insertion frequencies in the North American D. melanogaster population, given the number of pools that contain the TE insertion.

From: Paucity of chimeric gene-transposable element transcripts in the Drosophila melanogaster genome

Number of pools containing TE (pool frequency) ML estimate of population frequency Likelihood bounds on population frequency
0 0.00% 0.00% – 3.0%
1 1.6% 0.09% – 7.2%
2 3.6% 0.58% – 11.1%
3 6.1% 1.5% – 15.8%
4 9.5% 2.9% – 22%
5 15% 5.1% – 35%
6 100% 11% – 100%