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Table 6 Comparison of facial ratios of male and female black models with the golden proportion (1.618)

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

Ratio Black female model median Female p value Black male model median Male model p value
Intertemporal/intercanthal 1.314 < 0.001 1.313 < 0.001*
Intercanthal/intercheilion 1.903 < 0.001 1.773 < 0.001*
Interalae/interdacryon 1.063 < 0.001 1.17 < 0.001*
Interalae/nose width 2.159 < 0.001 1.968 < 0.001*
Intercheilion/interdacryon 1.443 = 0.002 1.606 p = 0.695
Intercheilion/interalea 1.386 = 0.001 1.377 < 0.001*
Forehead height/intereye-interalae 1.552 = 0.173 1.303 < 0.001*
Forehead height/stomion-soft menton 1.519 = 0.05 1.176 < 0.001*
Ala-soft menton/stomion-soft menton 1.708 = 0.002 1.691 < 0.001*
Intereye-interalae/interalae-stomion 1.408 = 0.006 1.352 < 0.001*
Intereye-soft menton/interalae-soft menton 1.566 = 0.022 1.531 < 0.001*
Intereye-soft menton/intereye-stomion 1.591 = 0.151 1.639 0.323
  1. *Significant differences of ratio between the facial ratios and the golden proportion