Sex determination from the talus and calcaneus measurements.

  title={Sex determination from the talus and calcaneus measurements.},
  author={Emanuela Gualdi-Russo},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={171 2-3},
Several studies have demonstrated that discriminant function equations used to determine the sex of a skeleton are population-specific. The purpose of the present research was to develop discriminant function equations for sex determination on the basis of 18 variables on the right and left talus and calcaneus in a modern northern Italian sample. The sample consisted of 118 skeletons (62 males and 56 females) from the Frassetto Collection (University of Bologna). The ages of the individuals… CONTINUE READING

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