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Statistic data: U.S.A. and other countries

* US01 |
Population
U.S.A.
Subjects
(A) infants and children 0-13 yrs. N=3000
(B) infants and children 2-18 yrs. N=3900
Number of measurements
(A) 37 for infants (0-2 yrs.), 36 for children (2-13 yrs.)
(B) 34 for infants (0-2 yrs.), 85 for children (2-18yrs.)
Year of Examination
(A) 1975 (B) 1977
Reference
(A) Physical Characteristics of Children As Related to Death and Injury for Consumer Product Design and Use. UM-HSRI-BI-75-5 Final Report Contract FDA-72-70 May 1975
(B) Anthropometry of Infants, Children, and Youths to Age 18 for Product Safety Design. UM-HSRI-77-17 Final Report Contract CPSC-C-75-0068 May 1977 .
Comment
The right side was measured. The center of gravity at standing and sitting postures was also measured. Report of (A) is available from the website described below. Individual data for (B) is available from the website.
Web address
http://www.itl.nist.gov/iaui/ovrt/projects/anthrokids/


* US02 |
Population
U.S.A.
Subjects
Males & females 18-65 yrs. N=2375
Number of measurements
38
Year of Examination
1998-2000
Reference
Report (CD-R) is available, for a fee, from the web page described below.
Comment
Results of CAESAR (Civilian American and European Surface Anthropometry Resource) project. Measurements were obtained using the traditional methods as well as from the scanned surface data. The right side was measured. The report, scanned data and individual measurements are available, for a fee, from the web page (A). For definitions of measurements and landmarks, see the webpage (B).
Web address
(A) http://www.sae.org/technicalcommittees/caesarhome.htm#3dna
(B) http://www.hec.afrl.af.mil/HECP/Card4.shtml


* EU01 |
Population
Europeans and populations from other countries
Subjects
(A) Males & females 18-64 yrs.
(B) Males & females 60+ yrs.
(C) Males & females 0-18 yrs.
Number of measurements
(A)266 (B) 155 (C) 177. Number of measurements differs in different populations.
Year of Examination
Year of measurement or year of publication of original literature ranges from 1968 to 1990.
Reference
(A) ADULDATA. 1998: The Handbook of Adult Anthropometric and Strength Measurements - Data for Design Safety. Government Consumer Safety Research, Department of Trade and Industry.
(B) OLDER ADULT DATA. 2000: The Handbook of Adult Anthropometric and Strength Measurements - Data for Design Safety. Government Consumer Safety Research, Department of Trade and Industry.
(C) CHILDATA. 1995: The Handbook of Adult Anthropometric and Strength Measurements - Data for Design Safety. Government Consumer Safety Research, Department of Trade and Industry.
Comment
Anthropometric data were collected from many sources published in U.K., Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Netherlands, and U.S.A. Strength data were also compiled. The data book is available from the web page below.
Web address
http://www.virart.nott.ac.uk/pstg/adultdata.htm


* AF01 |
Population
Africans
Subjects
Males & females 20+ yrs. Bamanan- Fulbe people in Nigeria N=186, Yoruba people in Mali N=72
Number of measurements
38
Year of Examination
1991
Reference
Kazutaka Adachi, Ayano Kusumoto, Junzo Kawada, and Michiyo Hososaka, 1993: Anthropometrical study of some West-African ethnic groups in relation to techniques of the body. Africa Kenkyu, 43: 19-30. (in Japanese with English summary)
Comment
The left side was measured. The data is for African people living a traditional lifestyle. There was a difference in average body build between the population from Nigeria and the population from Mali.


* MS01 |
Population
Populations from all over the world
Subjects
Male & female children 1-18 yrs.
Number of measurements
12
Year of Examination
Most are measured in and after the 1980
Reference
Eveleth P. B. and J. M. Tanner eds. 1990: Worldwide Variation in Human Growth, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press.
Comment
Anthropometric data were collected from many sources.


* MS02 |
Population
US, UK, Canada, Australia, Iran, Germany, Vietnam, NATO countries and Latin America
Subjects
Military personnel and adult civilians
Number of measurements
Depends on research
Year of Examination
1946-1990
Reference
Report of each survey is not easily available
Comment
This measurement data was obtained before 1990 from military personnel from the U.S.A., U.K., Canada, Australia, Iran, Germany, Vietnam, NATO countries, and Latin America. Individual data are available from the web page below. Several types of data obtained from civilians are also available at the web page.
Reference


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