Arm-span, height, and age in black and white women.

  title={Arm-span, height, and age in black and white women.},
  author={Marilyn F Steele and Thomas C. Chenier},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  volume={17 6},
This paper presents the results of an anthropometric study of 293 Black and 298 White females, ages 35-89 years, who were healthy, non-institutionalized residents of North Carolina. All subjects were measured for arm-span and height. Correlations of the two measures were obtained for each race independently. Additionally, age as a factor in arm-span and height correlation for the two races was examined. Correlation of arm-span and height for Black subjects was 0.852 and for White subjects was 0… CONTINUE READING

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