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Table 8 Difference of handprint measurement on soil and flat surface

From: Stature estimation from handprint measurements: an application to the medicolegal investigation

Sex Side Parameter Mean handprint on soil Mean handprint on flat surface Handprint ratio (soil/flat surface)
Male Right MHB 99.83 94.96 1.05
F1DL 117.15 113.48 1.03
SDL 167.55 162.70 1.03
TDL 180.32 174.36 1.03
F2DL 170.54 164.85 1.03
F3DL 147.95 143.04 1.03
Left MHB 102.38 96.39 1.06
F1DL 118.23 113.13 1.05
SDL 169.55 165.71 1.02
TDL 181.36 177.80 1.02
F2DL 173.67 167.62 1.04
F3DL 150.78 144.77 1.04
Female Right MHB 94.00 87.50 1.07
F1DL 104.50 100.00 1.05
SDL 151.00 149.00 1.01
TDL 165.00 159.50 1.03
F2DL 156.00 152.50 1.02
F3DL 135.50 129.00 1.05
Left MHB 93.50 88.00 1.06
F1DL 102.00 101.50 1.00
SDL 153.50 150.00 1.02
TDL 167.00 164.00 1.02
F2DL 154.50 153.00 1.01
F3DL 137.50 131.00 1.05
  1. MHB maximum handprint breadth, F1DL 1st digit length, SDL 2nd digit length, TDL 3rd digit length, F2DL 4th digit length, F3DL 5th digit length