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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