On Bennett's measure of sex dimorphism

Chakraborty, Ranajit ; Majumder, Partha P. (1982) On Bennett's measure of sex dimorphism American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 59 (3). pp. 295-298. ISSN 0002-9483

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A modified measure of sex dimorphism for quantitative traits is suggested considering the regions of nonoverlap of the distributions of the trait in the two sex groups. Some inadequacies of an earlier measure that disregards the presence of members of the opposite sex group beyond the threshold value discriminating the two distributions are indicated.

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Keywords:Sex Dimorphism; Anthropometry; Methodology
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