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Table 10 Sex prediction accuracy for population-specific stepwise discriminant analysis

From: Ear morphology and morphometry as potential forensic tools for identification of the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba populations of Nigeria

Function Ethnic group Variablesa Correctly predicted (%)
Right ear
13 Hausa LW, EW Male: 28/38
Female: 38/51 (74.2%)
  Igbo LH Male: 24/38
Female: 42/74 (58.9%)
  Yoruba CL Male: 26/55
Female: 35/51 (57.5%)
Left ear
14 Hausa LW Male: 30/38
Female: 32/51 (69.7%)
  Igbo LH Male: 32/38
Female: 43/74 (58.0%)
  Yoruba CL Male: 29/55
Female: 40/51 (65.1%)
  1. LW, lobule width; EW, ear width; LH, lobule height; CL, concha length
  2. aVariables used in analysis in order of contribution to sex determination;