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Table 5 Mean percentage dimorphism for different populations

From: Univariate and multivariate sex dimorphism in the diverse age group of the South Indian dentition using the polyvinyl siloxane elastomeric impression material

Population group Maxillary Mandibular
MD BL MD BL
South India (present study) 5.51 8.38 5.34 7.24
Native South America (Ticuna) (Harris and Nweeia 1980) 0.45 1.90 1.53 1.42
American Caucasoid (Garn et al. 1966) 4.01 6.11 4.31 5.20
South African Caucasoid (Kieser and Groeneveld 1989) 6.16 4.83
Australian Aborigine (Barrett et al. 1963) 3.57 4.02 3.74 3.88
Nepal (Acharya and Mainali 2007) 1.90 3.61 1.91 2.69
Turkey (İşcan and Kedici 2003) 7.31 7.26
India (Prabhu and Acharya 2009) 1.05 2.9 1.35 2.24