Anthropometric Measurements of the hand length and their correlation with the Stature of Bengali adult Muslim females

Authors

  • Syeda Zamila Hasan Laila Assistant Professor, Anatomy Department, Northern International Medical College
  • Roxana Ferdousi Professor, Anatomy Department, Anwar Khan Modern MedicalCollege
  • ABM Nurunnobi OSD DG health, Deputed in NICVD
  • ATM Shafiqul Islam Program Executive, Social Marketing Company
  • Syeda Zamila Hosen Holy Lecturer, Anatomy Department, Anwar Khan Modern Medical College.
  • Farzana Yesmin M.Phil, Physiology 3rd part BSMMU

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bja.v7i1.3010

Keywords:

anthrpometric measurement, hand length

Abstract

Context: Stature or body height is one of the most important and useful anthropometric parameter that determine the physical identity of an individual. The study was done to estimate stature from the hand length on one hundred and fifty Bengali adult Muslim females.
Study design: descriptive cross sectional study.
Place of Study: department of Anatomy, BSMMU, Dhaka.
Material: One hundred and fifty Bengali adult Muslim female was collected from BSMMU & some urban region of Dhaka.
Method: Measurement of stature and hand length of right and left side was taken with a standard anthropometer and a slide caliper respectively.
Result: The present study showed significant (p<0.001) positive correlation between the stature and hand lengths.

Key words: anthrpometric measurement, hand length.  

doi: 10.3329/bja.v7i1.3010

Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy January 2009, Vol. 7 No. 1 pp. 10-13

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Laila, S. Z. H., Ferdousi, R., Nurunnobi, A., Islam, A. S., Holy, S. Z. H., & Yesmin, F. (2009). Anthropometric Measurements of the hand length and their correlation with the Stature of Bengali adult Muslim females. Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy, 7(1), 10–13. https://doi.org/10.3329/bja.v7i1.3010

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