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Table 3 Alpha and beta diversity significance of compared groups. Alpha diversity p-values were calculated with pairwise Wilcoxon rank sum test. Bray-Curtis diversity p-values were calculated with PERMANOVA

From: Gut microbiome profiling of a rural and urban South African cohort reveals biomarkers of a population in lifestyle transition

Sample Distribution Group Comparisons Shannon
p-values
Chao1
p-values
Bray-Curtis
p-values
Bushbuckridge and Soweto Lean vs Obese 0.72 0.06 0.07
Bushbuckridge and Soweto Lean vs Lean 0.69 0.72 0.01
Bushbuckridge and Soweto Obese vs Obese 0.01 < 0.001 0.001
All samples Bushbuckridge vs Soweto 0.01 < 0.001 0.001
Bushbuckridge Lean vs Obese 0.85 0.001 0.02
Soweto Lean vs Obese 0.45 0.33 0.84