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Table 6 Shape of the ear tragus 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

Shape of the ear tragus Male Female
Right (N, %) Left (N, %) Right (N, %) Left (N, %)
Double knob 0, 0% 0, 0% 3, 3.4% 2, 2.3%
Single knob 65, 72.2% 66, 73.3% 82, 94.3% 83, 95.4%
Long 5, 5.6% 4, 4.5% 0, 0% 0, 0%
Round 20, 22.2% 20, 22.2% 2, 2.3% 2, 2.3%
Total 90, 100% 90, 100% 87, 100% 87, 100%