Sexual dimorphism in the humerus: a comparative analysis of Chinese, Japanese and Thais.

@article{Ican1998SexualDI,
  title={Sexual dimorphism in the humerus: a comparative analysis of Chinese, Japanese and Thais.},
  author={Mehmet Yaşar Işcan and Susan R Loth and Christina A King and D Shihai and Mineo Yoshino},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={1998},
  volume={98 1-2},
  pages={17-29}
}
Determination of sex from the skeleton is vital to medicolegal investigations. There is no longer any question that populations differ in size and proportions and these differences affect the metric assessment of sex. The extent of variation in sexual dimorphism among Asian Mongoloids within and between regions has not been quantified by discriminant function analysis, nor have standards for most groups been introduced for the humerus. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to establish… CONTINUE READING

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