By: Motilal & Jyoti Nevgi (University of Pune,Pune) . Are Indians Getting Taller?. What Would Be The Height. of the Tallest Indian (Male/Female) in 2020?. University of Pune. Aim : - To check whether Indians are getting taller and to
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(University of Pune,Pune)
Are Indians Getting Taller?
What Would Be The Height
of the Tallest Indian (Male/Female) in 2020?
University of Pune
predict the height of the tallest Indian
(Male/Female) in 2020.
Formulation of the problem
1. Paired t-test
2. Trend Analysis
3. Prediction of the Tallest Indian
Major States in each stratum: -
1.East : West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh,
Tripura, and Manipur.
2.West : Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
3.North : Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab,
Haryana and U.P.
4.South : Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
5.Center: Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa and Chhatisgarh
From Hostel & Camp: Male – 136 Female – 55
From Matrimonial: Sample size in each year is 40 for each gender
for 21 years (Male & Female).
Data are collected from 3 sources.
1. Hostel (University of Pune, Pune)
2. National Youth Integration Camp
(Held at University of Pune, Pune)
3. Matrimonial Website www.shaadi.com
1. Data collection is done by distributing questionnaire
(Anthropometrical measurements on height are not taken).
(a) From Questionnaire
Male: 136 Female: 55
(b) From Matrimonial website www.shaadi.com
Male: 840 Female: 840
3. Due to less data from matrimonial website www.shaadi.com
(of 21 years), we are unable to detect cyclic variation in
Time Series Analysis.
2. If data on tallest persons are collected,
better prediction can be made for the
tallest person in future.
Candidate Name: -
Height (In Cms.): -
Father’s Height (In Cms.): -
Mother’s Height (In Cms.): -
Grand-Father’s Height (In Cms.): -
Grand-Mother’s Height (In Cms.): -
University of Pune