Journal of Forensic Medicine

ISSN: 2472-1026

Open Access

Sunil Kumar Duchania

Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, NIIMS, Greater Noida, India

  • Research   
    Sex Determination by Analysis of Patella Measurements in New Delhi Population
    Author(s): Shrayash Singh, Sunil Kumar Duchania*, Mukta Rani and Sunil Sharma

    In this study the patella bones from both right and left sides were taken out of 60 individuals (30 males and 30 females). Bones were kept in 5% sodium hypochlorite solution for a week for maceration, and then dried and following measurements were taken: Maximum Length, Maximum Width, Maximum Thickness and Lateral Articular Facet Breadth in millimeters, and Weight in grams. Statistical analysis was done using SPSS 27.0. Descriptive statistics were obtained for each measurement. The North Indian population was compared with other populations. In the present study, the mean maximum height of the right side was 37.51 mm+3.17 SD for females and 41.54 mm+2.76 SD for males, while the mean of the left side was 37.91 mm+2.95 SD for females and 42.61 mm+2.97 SD for males. The sexual dimorphism was significant statistically, with a p-value <0.001 for both sides. The p.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2472-1026.2023.8.187

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