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  15. Knee height

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Vertical distance from the floor to the upper surface of the knee (usually measured to the quadriceps muscle rather than the kneecap).

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Applications:

Clearance required beneath the underside of tables, etc.

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Correction:

Shoes as above.

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Knee height

(mm)

Men

Women

5th %ile

50th %ile

95th %ile

SD

5th %ile

50th %ile

95th %ile

SD

Hong Kong

450

495

540

26

410

455

500

27

British, Aged19-65 years

490

545

595

32

455

500

540

27

US, Aged19-65 years

495

550

605

32

460

505

550

28

Japanese adults

450

490

530

23

420

450

480

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15/35

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