Journal of Anthropology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Nutritional Status among Females of Bhaina Tribe of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India: An Anthropological Insight

Table 1

Definitions of anthropometric variables used in the present study.

MeasurementDefinition

Maximum head length (g-op)It measures the straight distance between glabella (g) and opisthocranion (op), that is, the most projecting point on the dorsal surface of the head in the midsagittal plane

Maximum head breadth (eu-eu)It measures the straight distance between the two Eurya, that is, maximum breadths taken at right angle to midsagittal plane wherever found

Nasal breadth (al-al)It measures the straight distance between the two Alaria (al), that is, the most laterally placed points on the nasal wings

Nasal height (n-sn)It measures the straight distance between nasion (n) and subnasale (sn)

Morphological facial height/total facial height (n-gn)It measures the straight distance between nasion (n) and gnathion (gn)

Breadth of bizygomatic arch (zy-zy) It measures the straight distance between the two Zygia (z)

StatureIt measures the vertical distance from vertex (v) to floor

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