STUDY ON THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SALA NATIONALITY IN QINGHAI PROVINCE,NORTHWESTERN CHINA
Xi Ruisheng;Dai Yujing;Bo Ling(Department of Anatomy.Lanzhou Medical College,Lanzhou 730000)
adult males and 103 adult females of the Sala nationality,living in the Xunhua County of Qinghai Province,were measured from July to August in 1993.The age range of the male is between 23-55 and the female,between 20-50.The conclusions arc as follows;1.The average stature of the male is 1673mm,and that of the female is 1551mm.The span of the arm is longer than that of the stature is both sexes. The head belonging to hypsicephalypresents 92.5% in male and 95.1% in female.The head belonging to acrocephaly,84.1% in male and 87.4% in female.2.From the dendrogram of cluster analysis corering 10 nationalities in Northwestern China,it can be seen that the Sala nationality is closer to Kirgiz and Kazak nationalities and is more distant from Dongxiang,Baoan and Yugu nationalities.
【CateGory Index】： Q983