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Table 9 Stepwise discriminant analysis of ear measurements in all subjects

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

Function Variables Standardized coefficient Unstandardized coefficient Wilks' lambda Structure matrix Groups centroids
11 REL − 0.068 − 0.014 0.917 − 0.040 Hausa = − 1.163
  RLH 0.302 0.093 0.865 0.330 Igbo = –0.573
  RLW 0.398 0.147 0.760 0.441 Yoruba = 1.581
  RCL 0.854 0.574 0.496 0.845  
  Constant = − 20.098      
12 LEL − 0.104 − 0.022 0.936 − 0.098 Hausa = − 1.279
  LLH 0.365 0.113 0.836 0.335 Igbo = − 0.638
  LLW 0.375 0.139 0.784 0.381 Hausa = 1.748
  LCL 0.871 0.607 0.457 0.831  
  Constant = − 20.824      
  1. R, right; L, left; EL, ear length; EW, ear width; LH, lobule height; LW, lobule width, CL, concha length