Volume 22, Issue 2 (April 1977)

    Estimation of Stature in Children from Radiographically Determined Metacarpal Length

    (Received 27 May 1976; accepted 22 July 1976)

    Published Online: April

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Forensic scientists and anthropologists have for a long time been concerned with practicable and reliable methods for estimating stature from bone dimensions. There are several rather reliable equations and tables for the estimation of adult stature, mostly from long limb bone lengths [1]; notable in this regard are those of Telkka [2], Trotter and Gleser [3,4], and Dupertuis and Hadden [5].


    Author Information:

    Yarbrough, C
    Statistician and scientist, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala, Guatemala, C.A.

    Himes, JH
    Research scientist, Fels Research Institute, Yellow Springs, Ohio

    Martorell, R
    Statistician and scientist, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala, Guatemala, C.A.


    Stock #: JFS10609J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10609J

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