Table 2:

Correlation of morphologic variants of the HMC for hemispheres in men and women

LeftRightTotal
OmegaMedially Asymmetric EpsilonEpsilonLaterally Asymmetric EpsilonNull
Men*
    Omega88 (61.5)4 (2.8)18 (12.6)3 (2.1)1 (0.7)114 (79.7)
    Medially asymmetric epsilon2 (1.4)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)2 (1.4)
    Epsilon8 (5.6)0 (0.0)4 (2.8)4 (2.8)0 (0.0)16 (11.2)
    Laterally asymmetric epsilon7 (4.9)0 (0.0)1 (0.7)2 (1.4)0 (0.0)10 (7.0)
    Null0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)1 (0.7)0 (0.0)1 (0.7)
    Total105 (73.4)4 (2.8)23 (16.1)10 (7.0)1 (0.7)143
Women
    Omega76 (66.7)1 (0.9)6 (5.3)2 (1.8)2 (1.8)87 (76.5)
    Medially asymmetric epsilon5 (4.4)1 (0.9)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)6 (5.3)
    Epsilon3 (2.6)0 (0.0)1 (0.9)1 (0.9)0 (0.0)5 (4.4)
    Laterally asymmetric epsilon9 (7.6)1 (0.9)1 (0.9)1 (0.9)0 (0.0)12 (10.3)
    Null3 (2.6)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)1 (0.9)4 (3.5)
    Total96 (83.9)3 (2.7)8 (7.1)4 (3.6)3 (2.7)114
  • Note:—Concordant hemispheres are in bold typeset.

  • * Kappa test: z = 2.09, P < .05 (not statistically significant).

  • Kappa test: z = 3.03, P < .01.