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Table 7 Frequency of Darwin’s tubercle 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

Darwin’s tubercle Male Female
Right (N, %) Left (N, %) Right (N, %) Left (N, %)
Absent 3, 3.3% 5, 5.6% 3, 3.4% 3, 3.5%
Enlargement 5, 5.6% 6, 6.7% 16, 18.4% 19, 21.8%
Nodosity 61, 67.8% 53, 53.8% 41, 47.1% 40, 46%
Projection 21, 23.3% 26, 28.9% 27, 31% 25, 28.7%
Total 90, 100% 90, 100% 87, 100% 87, 100%