International Journal of Evolutionary Biology / 2013 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Indian Craniometric Variability and Affinities

Table 5

Relationship between indices’ mean and variability (other than nasal flatness indices) for Indian series.

Series included and measure of variability comparedUntransformed variablesVariables transformed to base 10 logarithms
Pearson’s Slope of best fit linePearson’s Slope of best fit line

All series (standard deviations)0.6440.0280.6840.369
All series with ≥30 values per index (standard deviations)0.7400.0280.781a0.367b
All series (ranges)0.5090.1160.4930.351
All series with ≥30 values per index (ranges)0.6370.1260.684c0.327d

Pearson’s value is 0.797 for northern Indians and 0.768 for southern Indians.
bSlope of best fit line is 0.371 for northern Indians and 0.364 for southern Indians.
cPearson’s value is 0.725 for northern Indians and 0.660 for southern Indians.
dSlope of best fit line is 0.345 for northern Indians and 0.316 for southern Indians.

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