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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-50046

Staub, Kaspar; Rühli, Frank J; Woitek, Ulrich; Pfister, Christian (2011). The average height of 18- and 19-year-old conscripts (N=458,322) in Switzerland from 1992 to 2009, and the secular height trend since 1878. Swiss Medical Weekly, 141:w13238.

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Abstract

While the increase in average height among Swiss conscripts (representative 90% of the male Swiss population) since the 19th century is usually attributed to improvements in living conditions, all of the factors contributing to the recent slowdown have yet to be identified.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Anatomy
DDC:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:20 Oct 2011 14:32
Last Modified:20 Aug 2014 20:34
Publisher:EMH Swiss Medical Publishers
ISSN:0036-7672
Publisher DOI:10.4414/smw.2011.13238
PubMed ID:21805409
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 4
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