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Lower Body Types Classification according to Waist and Thigh Shapes in Korean Woman in Their 20s

국내 20대 여성의 허리와 허벅지 형태에 따른 하반신 체형 분류

  • Shin, Kayoung (Dept. of Clothing and Textiles, Chonnam National University) ;
  • Do, Wolhee (Dept. of Clothing and Textiles, Chonnam National University)
  • Received : 2019.10.21
  • Accepted : 2019.11.15
  • Published : 2020.08.31

Abstract

This study classified lower body shape according to thigh and waist shape to improve the fit of skinny blue jeans in adult women in their 20s. We analyzed the three-dimensional automatic measurement data, three-dimensional indirect measurement data, and index data using the three-dimensional female (20-29 years old) body scan data provided by Size Korea (6th Korean Human Dimensional Survey Project). Factor analysis was performed to classify body type. We selected and analyzed 34 items related to thigh shape based on index items, angle items, and protrusion amount items from 99 items; consequently, seven factors were extracted and 82.39% of the total variance was explained. Cluster analysis according to factor analysis classified it into 4 types, and a post-test Duncan test was conducted to classify thigh features according to classified types. As a result, the characteristics of lower body shape according to the thigh types of women in their 20s are as follows. Lower Body Type 1 is shape with a more prominent belly and less prominent thighs. Lower Body Type 2 is a slender body figure with larger hips. Lower Body Type 3 has more prominent thighs compared to the waist and belly. Lower Body Type 4 has both a prominent belly and prominent thighs.

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