The human sex ratio from conception to birth

  title={The human sex ratio from conception to birth},
  author={S. Orzack and J. W. Stubblefield and Viatcheslav R. Akmaev and P. Colls and S. Munn{\'e} and T. Scholl and D. Steinsaltz and James E. Zuckerman},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={E2102 - E2111}
  • S. Orzack, J. W. Stubblefield, +5 authors James E. Zuckerman
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Significance The human sex ratio has long interested cell biologists, developmental biologists, demographers, epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, gynecologists, and statisticians. Nonetheless, the trajectory of the human sex ratio from conception to birth has been poorly characterized. We present the most comprehensive analysis of this trajectory ever done. Our dataset is the largest ever assembled to estimate the sex ratio at conception and is the first, to our knowledge, to include data… CONTINUE READING
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