Journal of Anthropology / 2014 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Distribution of anthropometric variables and their derived variables among Bhaina tribe of Bilaspur.

VariablesPreschool (2–5 years)  
Children (6–12 years)  
Adolescent (13–18 years)  
Adult (>19 years)  
( value)
Mean ± SDRangeMean ± SDRangeMean ± SDRangeMean ± SDRange

Age4.36 ± 0.673.0–5.09.36 ± 2.026.0–12.015 ± 1.6613.0–18.036.83 ± 15.1418.0–75.062.19 (0.000)
Weight (Kg)13.27 ± 2.419.5–17.523.86 ± 6.8915.5–42.044.18 ± 4.9030.0–52.044.84 ± 6.9926.0–70.5138.57 (0.000)
Height (cm)98.22 ± 8.3080.0–109.0125.52 ± 11.78109.3–146.0150.33 ± 4.81141.9–160.5149.33 ± 4.88138.0–169.5255.89 (0.000)
BMI (Kg/m2)13.68 ± 1.1411.11–14.8414.82 ± 1.9612.47–22.3119.54 ± 1.9414.73–22.7120.06 ± 2.6713.42–27.4752.10 (0.000)

One-way ANOVA (-test) was performed to test for age differences in means of weight, height, and BMI. Statistical significance was set at .

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