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stature

[′stach·ər]
(anthropology)
A measure of the distance from the floor to the vertex of the head, taken either front or back as the subject stands erectly with heels together.
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Scientific literature provided us with the findings that the measurement of stature is a vitally important variable when assessing nutritional status (cited in Datta Banik, 2011), as well as, according to Golshan et al.
As stated above, the researchers of this study believed it would be reasonable to find the benefit of using various body indicators in estimating stature in the Kosovan population.
Two reasons qualified the selected individuals, the first is related to the fact that the growth of an individual ceases by this age, while the second is related to the fact that there is no age-related loss in stature at this age.
Frequency distribution of various height statures according to age group of patients is shown in table-1.
Table-1: Frequency distribution of various height statures according to age group of patieitts.
Objective: To determine the frequency of short stature in children with (Beta) thalassemia major receiving multiple transfusions at Military Hospital Rawalpindi.
Multiplying these multiplication factors with respective parameter we found some estimated statures which were correlate with the measured stature .
INTRODUCTION: Stature or body height is one most important and useful anthropometric parameter that determines the physical identity of an individual.
Additionally, WSR has the advantage of better measurement of fat distribution in different ages and statures.
Anthropometric measurements included body mass, stature and waist circumference.
6,7,8,9) Regression equations for stature prediction were formulated using head length and estimated statures in present study for study population and were compared with the actual statures to check the accuracy.
1,2) Reconstruction of stature from various bones of the human skeleton has been achieved by many scientists with varying degree of accuracy.