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A tall order: Small area mapping and modelling of adult height among Swiss male conscripts

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  • Panczak, Radoslaw
  • Moser, André
  • Held, Leonhard
  • Jones, Philip A.
  • Rühli, Frank J.
  • Staub, Kaspar

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Adult height reflects an individual’s socio-economic background and offers insights into the well-being of populations. Height is linked to various health outcomes such as morbidity and mortality and has consequences on the societal level. The aim of this study was to describe small-area variation of height and associated factors among young men in Switzerland.

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  • Panczak, Radoslaw & Moser, André & Held, Leonhard & Jones, Philip A. & Rühli, Frank J. & Staub, Kaspar, 2017. "A tall order: Small area mapping and modelling of adult height among Swiss male conscripts," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 26(C), pages 61-69.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:26:y:2017:i:c:p:61-69
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ehb.2017.01.005
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