Determination of sex from the hyoid bone in a contemporary White population.

  title={Determination of sex from the hyoid bone in a contemporary White population.},
  author={Ciara J Logar and Tanya R. Peckmann and Susan Meek and Stephen G Walls},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
Six discriminant functions, developed from an historic White population, were tested on a contemporary White population for determination of sex from the hyoid. One hundred and thirty four fused and unfused hyoids from a contemporary White population were used. Individuals ranged between 20 and 49 years old. Six historic White discriminant functions were applied to the fused and unfused hyoids of the pooled contemporary White population, i.e. all males and females and all age ranges combined… CONTINUE READING

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