Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 7; Issue 3.2 (August 2019)

Page No.: 6891-6895

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2019.250


Sreya Moitra.

Assistant Professor, Anatomy, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kamarhati, India.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Sreya Moitra, Assistant Professor, Anatomy, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kamarhati, 578 B.T Road, Kolkata – 700058 E-Mail: moitrasreya@gmail.com


Background: A close relationship between stature and dimensions of various body segments is of value in medico-legal investigation as well as in anthropology. A cross sectional study was carried out on 400 subjects (200 males and 200 females) in the South Bengal. Stature was measured by a “Standard anthropometric instrument”. This study was carried out to investigate the relationship between height and tibial length among a group of males and females in South Bengal and to derive regression formulae between tibial length and height of an individual.

Result and main findings: Significant and positive correlation co-efficient was seen to exist between stature and measurement of tibial length in both male and female population. Their respective regression equations were also obtained in both sexes.

Conclusion: In this study, the correlation of height with tibial length is greater in case of male than female. Tibial length is greater relative to stature in men than women. Comparison was also made with the other population and this would contribute to the understanding of the relative status of our population in the context of anthropometric variants.

KEY WORDS: Anthropometry, Height, Tibial length, Correlation, Regression Equation.


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Cite this article: Sreya Moitra. ESTIMATION OF HEIGHT FROM MEASUREMENT OF PERCUTANEOUS TIBIAL LENGTH IN SOUTHERN PARTS OF WEST BENGAL. Int J Anat Res 2019;7(3.2):6891-6895. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2019.250