SKINFOLD THICKNESS AND ITS VARIATIONS IN DAUR ADULTS
ZHENG Lian-bin1,ZHU Qin2,WANG Shu-xun2,ZHENG Ming-xia2(1. Department of Biology, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin 300074; 2.Inner Mongolia Medical College, Huhhot 010059)
The skinfold thichnesses of triceps, subscapular, suprailiac and calf were investigated in sample of 456 Daur adults including 216 males and 240 females.The results are as follows: (1)The torso skinfold is thicker than the limb skinfold in males, while in females the subscapular skinfold is the thickest. (2) Females have the thicker skinfolds than males. (3) The skinfolds are the thickest in males aged from 30 to 44 and be come thinner after the age of 45. Subscapular skinfold declines signi- ficantly after the age of 50 in females but other skinfolds of females decline after the age of 40.(4) The skinfold thickness of the whole body are correlated in males but not in females .