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average height of a woman in the united states

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Exact average height is 5-9 1/2.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Average height: Actually 5-9.5. National center for health statistics gives this height as the fifty percentile for an adult male.
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
What age?: Health statistics from the cdc indicate that the average height for a male at 20 years of age is 69.6 inches (5 ft 9.6 inches). This declines slowly s ... Read More

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Dr. Sreemdevi Ramakrishnan
21 years experience Pediatrics
Child growth : The average weight and height of a child can be discerned from the CDC growth chart for girls and boys . The average values are the ones around the 5 ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
In tables: There are tables you can google and see where you fall. Based on ht. Wt. And maybe age. Look around you can find a lot.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Average height: Height is. very strongly genetic. So if you are asking what should your average height be at age 51F you need to do your family tree for height in wo ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
5'6"--5'7": Average final height of various population groups varies. In Greek women it is ~ 5'6"-5'7". Their expected final height based on their genetic factor ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Osteoporosis: You don't have to lose height unless as long as your bones are in good shape.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Age dependent!: After puberty it is age dependent. Weight/height tables are obsolete and only a crude guide to ideal weight per height. Best single measure is body ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
The average height: and weight of women varies around the world, but in the United States the average adult female height is 63.8 inches or just about 5 feet 4 inches. So ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Charts: You would have to google growth charts +/or average adult scales for women and men in each asian country specifically.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Average height of a female as per the CDC growth curve, is around 5'4"-5'5"

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