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Table 2 Frequency of different diagonal ear lobe crease severity grades (n = 655)

From: Diagonal earlobe crease and long-term survival after myocardial infarction

  Severity grade n %
Right ear (n = 642) 0 102 15.89
  1 172 26.79
  2 254 39.56
  3 114 17.76
Left ear (n = 640) 0 101 15.78
  1 169 26.41
  2 261 40.78
  3 109 17.03
Ear with strongest severity 0 68 10.38
  1 145 22.14
  2 292 44.58
  3 150 22.90
Aggregate of both ears (n = 627) 0 62 9.89
  1 49 7.81
  2 105 16.75
  3 105 16.75
  4 170 27.11
  5 63 10.05
  6 73 11.64
Grade 2 or 3 on ≥ 1 ear    
No   213 32.52
Yes   442 67.48
Grade 3 on ≥ 1 ear    
No   505 77.10
Yes   150 22.90