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The reliability of the Greulich and Pyle Atlas when applied to a modern Scottish population

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The reliability of the Greulich and Pyle Atlas when applied to a modern Scottish population. / Hackman, Lucina; Black, Sue.

In: Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 1, 01.01.2013, p. 114-119.

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Hackman, Lucina ; Black, Sue. / The reliability of the Greulich and Pyle Atlas when applied to a modern Scottish population. In: Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2013 ; Vol. 58, No. 1. pp. 114-119.

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title = "The reliability of the Greulich and Pyle Atlas when applied to a modern Scottish population",
abstract = "This study examines the reliability of age estimation utilizing the Greulich and Pyle atlas in relation to a modern Scottish population. A total of 406 left-hand/wrist radiographs (157 females and 249 males) were age-assessed using the Greulich and Pyle atlas. Analysis showed that there was a strong correlation between chronological age and estimated age (females R(2)  = 0.939, males R(2)  = 0.940). When age groups were broken down into year cohorts, the atlas over-aged females from birth until 13 years of age. The pattern for males showed that the atlas under-estimated age until 13 years of age after which point it consistently over-aged boys between 13 and 17 years of age. This study showed that the Greulich and Pyle atlas can be applied to a modern population but would recommend that any analysis takes into account the potential for over- and under-aging shown in this study.",
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