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Table 2 Cross-tabulation of the size, slant, rounded letters, i-dot, t-bar, and humped letters with admitted and exemplars

From: Genuine handwriting variations in 10 years: a pilot study

Variables Categories Admitted Exemplars Total
1 2 3
Size Small 6 4 4 4 18
Medium 16 18 18 18 70
Large 3 3 3 3 12
Slant Towards right 12 13 13 13 51
Towards left 2 1 1 1 5
Vertical 11 11 11 11 44
Rounded letters Narrow oval 6 6 6 6 24
Rounded 10 11 11 11 43
Oval 4 4 4 4 16
Irregular 5 4 4 4 17
I-dot Circular 5 11 11 11 38
Pointed 14 9 7 8 38
Extended dot 6 5 6 5 22
Irregular 0 0 1 1 2
T-bar Centre 12 12 11 12 47
High 5 5 5 5 20
Low 2 2 3 2 9
Pre-placed 4 2 2 2 10
Post-placed 2 4 4 4 14
Humped letters Pointed 11 13 13 13 50
Round 4 4 4 4 16
Oval 7 7 7 7 28
Square topped 3 1 1 1 6