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Table 11 Prediction accuracies for direct and stepwise discriminant functions

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

Variable Predicted group Expected accuracy
Total (%) Male (%) Female (%)
F1 REL Original 53.4 50 56
Cross-validated 53.4 50 56
F2 REW Original 54.1 53 55
Cross-validated 54.1 53 55
F3 RLH Original 57.3 65 52
Cross-validated 57.3 65 52
F4 RLW Original 55.0 50 59
Cross-validated 55.0 50 59
F5 RCL Original 51.1 63 43
Cross-validated 51.1 63 43
F6 LEL Original 52.8 52 53
Cross-validated 52.8 53 53
F7 LEW Original 54.1 55 53
Cross-validated 54.1 55 54
F8 LLH Original 56.4 63 52
Cross-validated 56.4 63 52
F9 LLW Original 55.7 53 58
Cross-validated 55.7 53 58
F10 LCL Original 49.5 58 43
Cross-validated 49.5 58 43
F11 Original 57.3 65 52
Cross-validated 57.3 65 52
F12 Original 58.0 62 51
Cross-validated 57.0 61 54