Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-50046
Staub, K; Rühli, F; Woitek, U; Pfister, C (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.
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
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2011 16:32|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2012 15:35|
|Publisher:||EMH Swiss Medical Publishers|
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