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The female/male ratio of anthropometric dimensions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11579703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A great many anthropometric studies contain the data of either males or females. Instead of presenting single-sex data, this study presents a method of using the female/male (F/M) ratio to estimate the dimensions of unknown body parts. Several studies that include the data for both sexes are used to develop the ratio. Statistical analysis is performed, including fitting to normal distribution. Stature, sitting shoulder height, shoulder breadth, and hip breadth are used in the study. The result of the analysis reveals the importance of using a different F/M ratio for each body part instead of adopting a single value for estimation.
Authors:
M H al-Haboubi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of human ergology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0300-8134     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Ergol (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  1998 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-10-02     Completed Date:  2001-10-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0364267     Medline TA:  J Hum Ergol (Tokyo)     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Systems Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Africa
Analysis of Variance
Anthropometry / methods*
Bias (Epidemiology)
Body Height
Data Interpretation, Statistical*
Europe
Far East
Female
Hip / anatomy & histology
Human Engineering
Humans
Male
Middle East
Normal Distribution
North America
Posture
Sex Characteristics*
Sex Ratio*
Shoulder / anatomy & histology
Statistics, Nonparametric

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