International Journal of Anthropology

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 313–323 | Cite as

Anthropometric variation among the reddis of Southern Andhra Pradesh, India

  • B. K. Chandrasekhar
  • Reddy
  • V. Rami Reddy
  • V. Balakrishnan


Five select Reddi populations based on 750 males in the age range of 20 to 50 years have been studied for 15 anthropometric measurements and 10 indices. The Pokanati show higher mean value for a majority of the measurements. F-values are significant for all measurements except for bicristal breadth. All indices but nasal index show negligible variation. Mesocephalic heads predominate among Pokanati and dolicocephalic heads among the rest. the cluster analysis and principal coordinate analysis, as diagrammatically represented, show the extent of variation among the five Reddi populations.

Key words

Anthropometry Reddis morphological distance India 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. K. Chandrasekhar
    • 1
  • Reddy
    • 1
  • V. Rami Reddy
    • 1
  • V. Balakrishnan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physical AnthropologySri Venkateswara UniversityTirupatiIndia
  2. 2.Cancer Research InstituteTata Memorial Centre, ParelBombayIndia

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