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Korean Journal of Preventive Medicine 1976;9(1): 25-30.
A Study on Physical Measurement of Officials in Jeonbug Province.
Sang Kyu Lee
A study was conducted on 2,210 officials in Jeonbug Province to check out their physical growth, development and nutritional state during the period June 1st 1975 to August 31, 1975. As the results of this study, the following conclusions were reached: 1. Physical measurement. a. Body height: The mean body height of male was 166.8+/-4.6 cm and that of female was 156.3+/-4.9 cm. The highest value of mean body height was 167.1+/-3.9cm, showing by male of administrative job. The lowest value of that was 165.7+/-5.2cm, showing by the male functional job, while the difference of body height was not significant in female. b. Body weight: The mean body weight of male was 61.5+/-4.6kg and that of female was 51.2+/-3.9kg. The administrative job heavier than functional job of male by type of job, while that of female of functional job heavier than functional job of male by type of job, while that of female of functional job heavier than administrative job. c. Chest-girth: The mean body chest-girth of male was 90.8+/-3.2cm and that of female was 83.6+/-3.6cm. 2. Physical growth and developmental state. a. The relative body weight was normal in male except the young man under 25 years, while that of female was under the level of standard. b. The relative chest-girth was showed standard values by all age group of officials. c. The Rogrer and Kaup indices were showed standard values except under 19 years officials and 30 to 34 years female officials. 3. Vervaeck index for nutritional status was appeared normal in male but under the values of standard in female.
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