Hemoglobin levels in a Himalayan high altitude population.

  title={Hemoglobin levels in a Himalayan high altitude population.},
  author={Cynthia M Beall and A B Reichsman},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={63 3},
This report presents data on hemoglobin concentrations in a sample of Himalayan high altitude natives measured at their habitual altitude of residence. In this sample of 270 healthy Tibetan adults resident at 3250-3560 m in Upper Chumik , Nepal, the mean hemoglobin concentration is 16.1 +/- 1.2 gm/dl among adult males, 14.4 +/- 1.4 gm/dl among premenopausal and 15.0 +/- 1.1 gm/dl among postmenopausal adult females. 123 of 126 (98%) males, 96 of 100 (96%) premenopausal and 36 of 44 (82… CONTINUE READING

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