Skeletal maturity of the hand and wrist in Chinese school children in Harbin assessed by the TW2 method

Ann Hum Biol. 1986 Mar-Apr;13(2):183-7. doi: 10.1080/03014468600008331.

Abstract

School children aged 7 to 17 in the Northern Chinese city of Harbin have TW2 bone ages comparable to the British standards from age 7 to 9 in girls and 7 to 10 in boys. Thereafter they are some six months to a year ahead of the British standards.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Age Determination by Skeleton*
  • Child
  • China
  • England
  • Female
  • Hand / growth & development*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Reference Standards
  • Wrist / growth & development*