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Supare MS

Department of Anatomy, SVN Government Medical College, Yavatmal, India


  • Original Article   
    Estimation of Stature from Arm Span in Medical Students of Maharashtra, India
    Author(s): Supare MS, Bagul AS*, Pandit SV and Jadhav JS

    Background: Stature can be estimated from body parameters in dead and mutilated bodies using regression equation or multiplication factor. However, regression equations and multiplication factors are specific for the region only and can’t be used in all population. Aim: To formulate regression equation and multiplication factor for the estimation of stature from arm span (AS) for a region in Maharashtra, India. Subjects and Methods: It was a crossâ????sectional study, did over a period of 2 years, from October 2011 to September 2013. Four hundred students of three Government medical colleges of Maharashtra, aged 18–24 years were enrolled in the study. Stature and AS were measured and subjected to statistical analysis. Unpaired tâ????test and simple linear regression were used. Results: Stature and AS of 400 medical students (219 males and 181 females) w.. Read More»

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