A statistical analysis of material from the records of the medical examinations given prior to the outbreak of war to the approximately 91,000 young men between the ages of 20 and 21 who were resident in Great Britain is made available in this report. Dr. Martin has analyzed the height, weight, chest circumference, medical grade and visual data furnished by those records and has made comparisons between those residing in urban and rural areas and also among those residing in fifteen different regions of the country.
Mean values, standard deviations and distribution tables are provided to illustrate the material which those examinations yielded. Mean heights, weights and chest circumferences are given for the whole country, for rural, county and urban districts and for each of the fifteen districts into which the country was divided. The results of visual examinations and the medical grade to which each man was assigned was