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NCJ Number: 34112 Find in a Library
Title: ESTIMATION OF AGE FROM INDIVIDUAL ADULT TEETH
Journal: JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES  Volume:21  Issue:2  Dated:(APRIL 1976)  Pages:343-356
Author(s): K R BURNS; W R MAPLES
Corporate Author: American Soc for Testing and Materials
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United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: American Soc for Testing and Materials
West Conhohocken, PA 19428-2959
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A STUDY IS REPORTED IN WHICH 355 SAMPLE TEETH WERE ANALYZED BY TWO DIFFERENT METHODS (GUSTAFSON'S METHOD AND MULTIPLE REGRESSION ANALYSIS); WHEN CERTAIN CLASS VARIABLES WERE KNOWN, THE LATTER METHOD WAS MORE EXACT.
Abstract: GUSTAFSON'S METHOD INVOLVES THE MEASUREMENT OF CERTAIN PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TOOTH. THE MULTIPLE REGRESSION ANALYSIS WAS AIDED BY THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE RACE AND SEX OF THE DONORS OF THE TEETH.
Index Term(s): Dental analysis
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