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A 20-year-old male asked:

5 feet 7 inch height is appropriate for 20 year boy ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Some are: Although this is considered short in most cultures, about 20% of normal 20 year old men will be shorter by us standards. You can download a growth chart from www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts to confirm the numbers.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is 5 feet 6 inch a good height?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
For a female: I believe it is. For a male, i think it would be considered on the shorter side. Wen speaking of average heights of americans....

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