Regional trends indicators finger dermatoglyphics among modern Ukrainians


  • V.D. Mishalov Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • О.А. Serebrennikova National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
  • L.А. Klimas National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
  • V.І. Gunas National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
Keywords: finger dermatoglyphics, practically healthy men, administrative and territorialregions of Ukraine

Abstract

The variability of fingerprints is widely used to identify a person in criminology, as adiagnostic-prognostic marker system in medicine and in the study of multi-vectoredethnogenetic processes in population surveys that cover different regions of the state.The purpose of the study is to outline the local structure of the male population ofUkraine by analyzing the indicators of digital dermatoglyphics for information on the vectorof evolution of the local population. Dermatoglyphic study was performed using H.Cummins and Ch. Midlo for 400 practically healthy men from different administrative-territorial regions of Ukraine. Statistical processing of the obtained results was carried outin the package STATISTICA 6.1 using nonparametric methods. High heterogeneity wasestablished on the basis of qualitative and quantitative indicators of signs of digitaldermatoglyphics among the following administrative-territorial groups: between theinhabitants of central and southern (22.22% of indicators), central and eastern (20.37% ofindicators) of central and western (15.74%), northern and southern (17.59% of indicators),northern and western (16.67% of indicators), northern and eastern (15.74% of indicators),western and eastern (12.04% of indicators) and southern and eastern (12.04% ofindicators) of the regions of Ukraine. Significant homogeneity was detected in terms ofqualitative and quantitative indicators of signs of digital dermatoglyphics inherent in men,residents of the northern and central regions of Ukraine (differences are recorded at 7(6.48%) indicators, as well as men living in the southern and western regions of thecountry (differences are recorded for 10-9.26% of indicators of only qualitativecharacteristics.) The obtained results allowed to distinguish two dermatological complexeson the territory of Ukraine: local north-central and local south-western. High taxonomicthe value for intra-population differentiation of the local level have: types of patternswith high intensity comb and the capacity of the pattern, especially the III and IV fingersof the right hand and I and II fingers of the left hand

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Published
2018-03-29
How to Cite
Mishalov, V., SerebrennikovaО., Klimas, L., & Gunas, V. (2018). Regional trends indicators finger dermatoglyphics among modern Ukrainians. Biomedical and Biosocial Anthropology, (30), 5-12. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31393/bba30-2018-01