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Table 4 Attachment of the earlobe in males (N = 90) and females (N = 87) bilaterally

From: A study of morphological variations of the human ear for its applications in personal identification

Attachment of the earlobe Male Female
Right (N, %) Left (N, %) Right (N, %) Left (N, %)
Attached 48, 53.3% 45, 50% 51, 58.6% 49, 56.3%
Free 9, 10% 37, 41.1% 8, 9.2% 29, 33.3%
Partially 33, 36.7% 8, 8.9% 28, 32.2% 9, 10.4%
Total 90, 100% 90, 100% 87, 100% 87, 100%