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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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:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Evolutionary Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Anatomy
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2011 14:32|
|Last Modified:||25 Sep 2014 11:31|
|Publisher:||EMH Swiss Medical Publishers|
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