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Table 4 Proportion of triangle motifs with different gender composition in the friendship and interaction networks

From: Gender homophily in online dyadic and triadic relationships

Type of triangle Friendship Interaction
Observed Shuffled Observed Shuffled
Males only 16.0% 11.6% 9.9% 6.2%
1 female, 2 males 32.5% 36.6% 24.4% 28.4%
2 females, 1 male 34.5% 38.4% 37.3% 43.3%
Females only 17.0% 13.4% 28.4% 22.1%
Total 3.64 × 1010 1.24 × 108
  1. The differences between observed and expected proportions (shuffled, calculated via reshuffling the gender of users having the same degree) are highly significant (standard deviation of reshuffling <0.0005).