Anthropometric Measurements — an Intuitive Visualization

Dataset: Anthropometric measurements of 2208 women and 1774 men representative of the general healthy population (from the 1988 US ANSUR study).

Instructions: Select any pair of measurements from the list on the left (mouse over the question marks for more explanation) and see how the two are related. When your own measurements are entered in the respective text fields, a corresponding red dot will apear in the chart on the right. The yellow and white stripes are the average +/- one standard deviation for each gender. Understand that it's all about PROPORTIONS.

Show data for: only women only men both women and men

only white only black all

age below 30 age 30 and above all

Maintained by Hannah Bast, bast at cs dot uni-freiburg dot de, last updated 28-Nov-14