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Table 3 Comparison with Farkas et al. [8] data using two-sample t tests (Kenyan females)

From: Normative anthropometry and proportions of the Kenyan-African face and comparative anthropometry in relation to African Americans and North American Whites

Kenyan female face
  KF mean (n = 36) NAW (SD) (n-200) P value AA (SD) (n = 50) P value
Vertical measurements
Forehead height II tr-n 67.5 (2.9) 63.0 (6.0) < 0.001* 67.1 (5.9) 0.693
Nasal height n-sn 47.6 (3.1) 50.6 (3.1) < 0.001* 48.8 (3.7) 0.114
Lower face height sn-me 69.5 (4.8) 64.3 (4.0) < 0.001* 71.5 (5.2) 0.061
Upper lip height sn-sto 24.0 (2.5) 20.1 (2.0) < 0.001* 24.5 (3.0) 0.435
Lower lip height sto-sl 20.7 (1.1) 17.8 (4.7) < 0.001* 20.2 (2.4) 0.163
Horizontal measurements
Intercanthal distance en-en 32.1 (1.4) 31.8 (2.3) 0.225 34.4 (0.5) < 0.001*
Eye width ex-en 33.7 (1.5) 30.7 (1.2) < 0.001* 32.2 (2.0) 0.087
Biocular width ex-ex 94.4 (4.9) 87.8 (3.2) < 0.001* 92.9 (5.3) 0.185
Nasal width al-al 40.7 (3.7) 31.4 (2.0) < 0.001* 40.1 (3.2) 0.411
Mouth width ch-ch 52.0 (4.0) 50.2 (3.5) 0.012 53.6 (4.0) 0.073
  1. *Clinically significant difference set at ± 3 mm