Facial golden ratio and facial appearance among medical students of Jouf University

  • Rehana Basri Associate professor, Neurology Division, Department of Internal Medicine. College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • Alaa Nemer Salman Medical Student, College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • Sabha Ali Aldoghmany Medical Student, College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • Wurud Saud Bagi Medical Student, College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • WedadMotarrad Alrwaili Medical Student, College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • Abdul rahman Bader A Almazyad Medical Student, College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • Nawaf Abdal wahab Almndil Medical Student, College of Medicine, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
  • Mohammad Khursheed Alam Associate Professor, Orthodontic Division, HEAD, Preventive Dentistry Department, College of Dentistry, Jouf University. Sakaka, Al Jouf, KSA
Keywords: Facial golden ratio; Facial awareness; Facial appearance; Saudi

Abstract

Background: All human faces are unique and contribute to individual identity. The face is oneof the most fundamental parts of the body for self-recognition. Objectives: To measure the facialgolden ratio (FGR) and facial appearance (FA) of medical students of Jouf University, SaudiArabia.

Methodology: This is a cross sectional study, facial height (FH) and facial width (FW)of each participant were measured by digital verniercalliper. All measurements were done bytwo researchers, if the measurements are equal or nearby, then mean value are considered andassessment of facial awareness are done by a validated structured questionnaire. Data analysiswas carried out using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences version 23 (SPSS Inc., Chicago,IL, USA).

Results: Mean FGR value of the males and females are 1.64 and 1.55 respectively.This study revealed highly significant disparities among genders. The male participant has closeresembles with FGR in comparison to females. There was no significant difference betweenupper FH (57.74), Middle FH (55.16) and Lower FH (56.65) among Saudi, Jordan and Syrianparticipant. The females were significantly more satisfied with their eyelids and eyes than males,and their significant different was p=0.014 and 0.002, respectively.

Conclusions: Majoritypopulation, both male and female having a normal face and satisfied with their face’s variables.The male participant has close resembles with the FGR.

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol.20(2) 2021 p.334-341

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2021-02-01
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Basri, R., Salman, A., Aldoghmany, S., Bagi, W., Alrwaili, W., Almazyad, A. rahman, Almndil, N. A., & Alam, M. (2021). Facial golden ratio and facial appearance among medical students of Jouf University. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 20(2), 334-341. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v20i2.51544
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