Determination of Human Stature from Foot Dimensions in Peshawar

Determination of Human Stature from Foot Dimensions

Authors

  • Zahid Sarfaraz Khan Department of Anatomy, Khyber Girls Medical College, Peshawar
  • Fatima Daud Department of Anatomy, Pak International Medical College, Peshawar
  • Syed Abdul Basit Department of Anatomy, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
  • Syeda Gulrukh Saba Shah Anatomy Department and Modular Coordinator DME, Kabir Medical College, Gandara University, Peshawar
  • Wajahat Hassan Department of Anatomy, Khyber Girls Medical College, Peshawar
  • Hina Mir Department of Biochemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Sudhair Abbas Bangash Faculty of Life Science, Department of Pharmacy, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Sohail Afzal Department of Life Sciences, School of Science, University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan
  • Irfan Ullah Department of Life Sciences, School of Science, University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.450

Keywords:

Foot Dimensions, Formulae, Regression, Stature, Peshawar

Abstract

One of the accepted methods for identifying unknown individuals is estimating their Stature from the body components and remnants. Objective: To establish regression formulas for determining stature from foot dimensions in Peshawar. Methods:  The study was carried out in Jinnah medical college Peshawar from March 2021 to August 2021 consisting of 62 males and 72 females a total number of individuals was 135, and the age range was between 17 to 55 years. Age, Stature, Foot length, and the width was measured. Results: The stature, foot width, mean age, and foot length were 30.23, 1835.248.11 mm, FL=272.553.20 mm, FW = 85.00 1.0 mm for males and for females 28.05, 1734.556.52 mm, FL = 234.67 2.08 mm, FW = 77.11 0.64 mm. Males stature (r = 0.70, p 0.01) had the highest correlation with foot length (r = 0.61, p 0.01) than females (r = 0.61, p 0.01). The female’s regression formula for stature is St =3.428 FL+1120 and Stature =3.538+1522.2 while for male it was St = Stature = 4.2129 FL +100.52 and Stature 5.2106 FW +1686.4. Conclusions: For determining stature, the foot length is more reliable. in Peshawar Pakistan.

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2022-05-31

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Sarfaraz Khan, Z. ., Daud, F. ., Abdul Basit, S. ., Saba Shah, S. G. ., Hassan, W. ., Mir, H. ., Abbas Bangash, S., Sohail Afzal, M. ., & Ullah, I. . (2022). Determination of Human Stature from Foot Dimensions in Peshawar: Determination of Human Stature from Foot Dimensions. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(5), 172–175. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.450

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