In 2012, the average waist measurement for adult American women was 37.5 inches, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Women's average weight was just over 166 pounds, while their average height was almost 5 feet... More »

The most accurate place to measure the waist is the midpoint between the bottom of the ribcage and the top of the hip bone. Find these two places, breathe out normally and use a cloth tape measure to find the correct wai... More » Science Measurements

In women's clothes sizing, a size 26 waist is a 26-inch waist measurement and is equivalent in most sizing systems to a small, size 6 or S-size article of women's clothing. Sizing systems vary depending on clothing manuf... More »

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies the average height for American women as about 5 feet, 4 inches tall. The average man is just over 5 feet, 9 inches tall. More »

According to 2010 data collected by the Centers for Disease Control, the average waist size for an adult male over 20 years old is 39.7 inches. The average height is 5 feet 8 inches, and the average weight is 195.5 pound... More »

The average human arm span of a woman is 5 feet 4 inches while the average arm span of a man is 5 feet 9 inches. In typical humans, the arm span is equal to the height; therefore, the average arm span is also roughly the... More »

The dimensions of a woman's size 22 may vary depending on the manufacturer's standards, but likely fall within the range of 48 to 53 inches for the hip measurement, 38 to 42 inches for the waist measurement and 46 to 50 ... More »