Volume 24, Issue 1 (January 1979)

    Determination of Sex by Discriminant Function Analysis of Postcranial Skeletal Measurements

    (Received 12 April 1978; accepted 1 June 1978)

    Published Online: January

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Techniques for accurately determining the sex of skeletal material are invaluable to workers concerned with the identification of human remains. Well-known methods that have been employed include traditional qualitative evaluations of morphological characteristics and statistical analyses of metrical data [1–10]. Some measurements have been found to be more valuable discriminators than others, showing that sexual dimorphism differs according to the measurements [11–15].


    Author Information:

    Richman, EA
    Graduate student, graduate student, and assistant professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore,

    Schulter-Ellis, FP
    Graduate student, graduate student, and assistant professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore,

    Michel, ME
    Graduate student, graduate student, and assistant professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore,

    Corruccini, RS
    Research associate, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.,


    Stock #: JFS10803J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10803J

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