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Table 5 Comparison of facial ratios between best graded and least well-graded male and female models

From: Proportions of the aesthetic African-Caribbean face: idealized ratios, comparison with the golden proportion and perceptions of attractiveness

Female models
Ratio Best graded photograph medians Least well-graded photograph medians p value
Intertemporal/intercanthal 1.305 1.295 > 0.001
Intercanthal/intercheilion 1.938 1.913 > 0.001
Interalae/interdacryon 1.051 1.080 > 0.001
Interalae/nose width 2.092 1.975 > 0.001
Intercheilion/interdacryon 1.445 1.443 > 0.001
Intercheilion/interalae 1.421 1.344 > 0.001
Forehead height/intereye-interalae 1.453 1.667 < 0.001*
Forehead height/ stomion-soft menton 1.439 1.534 < 0.001*
Ala-soft menton/stomion-soft menton 1.649 1.717 > 0.001
Intereye-interalae/interalae-stomion 1.523 1.265 < 0.001*
Intereye-soft menton/interalae-soft menton 1.573 1.544 > 0.001
Intereye-soft menton/intereye-stomion 1.582 1.597 > 0.001
Male models
Ratio Best graded photograph medians Least well-graded photograph medians p value
Intertemporal/intercanthal 1.288 1.314 > 0.001
Intercanthal/intercheilion 1.824 1.753 > 0.001
Interalae/interdacryon 1.099 1.291 < 0.001*
Interalae/ nose width 1.908 2.115 < 0.001*
Intercheilion/interdacryon 1.614 1.709 < 0.001*
Intercheilion/interalae 1.450 1.337 < 0.001*
Forehead height/intereye-interalae 1.247 1.423 < 0.001*
Forehead height/stomion-soft menton 1.077 1.345 < 0.001*
Ala-soft menton/stomion-soft menton 1.640 1.708 > 0.001
Intereye-interalae/interalae-stomion 1.471 1.162 < 0.001*
Intereye-soft menton/interalae-soft menton 1.541 1.506 > 0.001
Intereye-soft menton/intereye-stomion 1.646 1.634 > 0.001
  1. *Significant differences of ratio between the two sets