Gender specific correlation among fingerprint patterns and blood group in Pakistani population

Tariq Javed, Sana Riaz, Muhammad Adil, Muhammad Sohail Anjum, Ghulam Mustafa


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22200/pjpr.2017130-33

Abstract


Finger print patterns are extensively used for the study of individualityas most legitimate evidence against criminals. Due to the massive potential of fingerprints as a definite method of identification they can be useful to analyze their correlation with gender.  In present study, total 166 Pakistani subjects with (70.83%) of males and (29.1%) of females were selected for this study. Whorls were the most frequent fingerprint pattern (48.21%), while arches were the least common (10.11%). There high frequency of whorls (35.4%) and females have higher incidence of loops (14.2%). The ridge density can also predict the gender as the female had higher ridge density (13±1) than males (12±1). Whorls were predominant in blood group O, A, B and AB in both Rh negative and Rh positive individuals.


Keywords


Blood group, Finger print, Gender, Arches, whorls

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22200/pjpr.2017130-33

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