Anthropometric Study of Facial Height among Tribal (Garo) and Non-Tribal Bangladeshi Female of Greater Mymensingh District in Bangladesh

  • Israt Jahan Tania Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Ashiyan Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Fahmida Zaman Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, MH Samorita Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Umma Morium Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Ashiyan Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh;
  • Mahbuba Akter Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, ZH Sikder Women’s Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sadia Rashid Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Medical College for Women, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Keywords: Anthropmetry; facial height; tribal (Garo) female; non-tribal females

Abstract

Background: Craniofacial anthropometry is an important stem of anthropometry, in which the dimensions of the head and face are measured. It provides quantitative data, identifying people having different physical characteristics, diagnosing people having craniofacial abnormality related to congenital or genetic cause and differentiating between males and females.

Objective: The purpose of the present study was to establish the ethnic anthropometric data for adult tribal (Garo) and non-tribal Bangladeshi female.

Methodology: This cross sectional analytical type of study was conducted in Department of Anatomy, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, from January 2015 to December 2015.The study materials consist of two hundred (200) adult Bangladeshi female of greater Mymensingh district age ranging from 25 to 45 years.

Results: Among 200 female, 100 was tribal (Garo) female and 100 non-tribal female, the mean (±SD) facial height from ‘nasion to gnathion’ was higher in non-tribal female than tribal female (p<0.001).

Conclusion: Facial height from ‘nasion to gnathion is higher in non-tribal female compared to tribal female among Bangladeshi female living in Mymensingh district.

Journal of Current and Advance Medical Research 2020;7(1): 36-39

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2020-04-05
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Tania, I., Zaman, F., Morium, U., Akter, M., & Rashid, S. (2020). Anthropometric Study of Facial Height among Tribal (Garo) and Non-Tribal Bangladeshi Female of Greater Mymensingh District in Bangladesh. Journal of Current and Advance Medical Research, 7(1), 36-39. https://doi.org/10.3329/jcamr.v7i1.46428
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