Measurement of Ulnar Length for estimation of Stature in Gujarat

Measurement of Ulnar Length for estimation of Stature

  • Dr.Balkrishna Thummar
  • Dr.Zarana K Patel
  • Dr. Shailesh Patel
  • Dr. S. P. Rathod
Keywords: Anthropometry, Correlation, Ulnar length, Total height

Abstract

In this study, an attempt has been made out to formulate a linear regression equation for estimation of stature from the ulnar length. The material consists of 310 subjects between 20-40 years of age in Gujarat. The Ulnar (Rt. & Lt.) length was measured by spreading caliper. The Stature ( Height ) was measured in standing erect, anatomical position with standard height measuring instrument. Data tabulated and statistically analyzed using Microsoft excel. A good correlation of stature was observed with Ulnar length and it was statistically highly significant. The results of present study would be useful for Anthropologist and Forensic Medicine experts

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Published
2011-06-30
How to Cite
Thummar, D., Patel, D. K., Patel, D. S., & Rathod, D. S. P. (2011). Measurement of Ulnar Length for estimation of Stature in Gujarat: Measurement of Ulnar Length for estimation of Stature. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, 2(2), 36-40. Retrieved from http://nicpd.ac.in/ojs-/index.php/njirm/article/view/1906
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