Sex determination from the femur and tibia in South African whites.

@article{Steyn1997SexDF,
  title={Sex determination from the femur and tibia in South African whites.},
  author={M. Steyn and M. Işcan},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={1997},
  volume={90 1-2},
  pages={
          111-9
        }
}
With the current high incidence of violent crimes in South Africa, it has become very important to be able to determine the sex of individuals from their skeletal remains. The aim of this study is to provide standards usable for this purpose, to be used on the contemporary South African white population. Very little skeletal data is available for this group. Osteometric information was obtained from 56 male and 50 female individuals from cadaver collections. Six femoral and seven tibial… Expand
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