Published Online: 1 September 1987
Page Count: 10
Curator, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
(Received 8 September 1986; accepted 3 November 1986)
Literature on the estimation of age at death of immature human skeletons is critically reviewed. Those estimating age at death for forensic science purposes should consider all available data, but especially rely upon the most appropriate and accurate methods. Estimates should reflect the possible error resulting from the sex differences and population variability known to be associated with the growth process.
Paper ID: JFS11176J