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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.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:?? 11294 ??
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:25 Sep 2014 11:31
Publisher:EMH Swiss Medical Publishers
ISSN:0036-7672
Publisher DOI:10.4414/smw.2011.13238
PubMed ID:21805409

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