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Table 3 Difference between measured stature and estimated stature (n = 100)

From: Simple linear regression approach for evaluating models to estimate stature based on upper limb dimensions of adult Bangladeshi males

Independent variables Estimated stature in cm (mean ± SD) Mean difference Std. error 95% CI of the difference t df p
Lower Upper
Right arm length 162.86 ± 5.54 − .007 .904 − 1.789 1.776 − .007 198 .994ns
Left arm length 162.89 ± 5.58 .012 .906 − 1.775 1.800 .013 198 .989 ns
Right radius length 162.87 ± 5.14 .002 .880 − 1.733 1.737 .002 198 .998 ns
Left radius length 162.86 ± 5.14 − .006 .879 − 1.741 1.728 − .007 198 .994 ns
Right ulna length 162.85 ± 5.70 − .012 .913 − 1.813 1.789 − .013 198 .989 ns
Left ulna length 162.85 ± 5.70 − .012 .913 − 1.813 1.789 − .013 198 .989 ns
Right hand length 162.87 ± 6.76 − .008 .857 − 1.698 1.682 − .010 198 .992 ns
Left hand length 162.52 ± 1.83 − .006 .857 − 1.697 1.684 − .008 198 .994 ns
Right hand breadth 162.87 ± 2.46 .002 .755 − 1.487 1.492 .003 198 .997 ns
Left hand breadth 162.86 ± 2.62 − .004 .761 − 1.503 1.496 − .005 198 .996 ns
Right wrist circumference 162.86 ± 5.54 − .002 .759 − 1.499 1.494 − .003 198 .998 ns
Left wrist circumference 162.89 ± 5.58 .003 .762 − 1.499 1.506 .004 198 .997 ns
  1. Mean difference between estimated stature and measured stature (162.87 ± 7.14 cm)
  2. nsNot significant at P < 0.05 level