determination of sex in south african blacks by discriminant function analysis of mandibular linear dimensions : A preliminary investigation using the zulu local population.

@article{Franklin2006determinationOS,
  title={determination of sex in south african blacks by discriminant function analysis of mandibular linear dimensions : A preliminary investigation using the zulu local population.},
  author={Daniel Franklin and Paul O'Higgins and Charles E. Oxnard and Ian R. Dadour},
  journal={Forensic science, medicine, and pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={263-8}
}
The determination of sex is a critical component in forensic anthropological investigation. The literature attests to numerous metrical standards, each utilizing diffetent skeletal elements, for sex determination in South A frican Blacks. Metrical standards are popular because they provide a high degree of expected accuracy and are less error-prone than subjective nonmetric visual techniques. We note, however, that there appears to be no established metric mandible discriminant function… CONTINUE READING

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