Commingling in the distributions of fat-related measures in Punjabi families.

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The distribution of anthropometric measurements related to fatness levels is examined to determine if skewness alone accounts for the nonnormality of such measures. A mixture of two normal distributions or a single skewed distribution fit the data significantly better than a single normal in all cases. For maximum hip width, knee diameter, and weight, two… (More)

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@article{Sharma1984ComminglingIT, title={Commingling in the distributions of fat-related measures in Punjabi families.}, author={K. Krishna Sharma and Pamela J Byard and Dabeeru C. Rao}, journal={Human heredity}, year={1984}, volume={34 5}, pages={278-84} }