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Adult male height in an American colony: Puerto Rico and the USA mainland compared, 1886-1955

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  • Godoy, Ricardo A.
  • Goodman, Elizabeth
  • Levins, Richard
  • Caram, Mariana
  • Seyfried, Craig
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics & Human Biology.

    Volume (Year): 5 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 82-99

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:5:y:2007:i:1:p:82-99

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    1. Sotomayor, Orlando, 2013. "Fetal and infant origins of diabetes and ill health: Evidence from Puerto Rico's 1928 and 1932 hurricanes," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 281-293.

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