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Published: 12 May 2015
Fig. 3 Height and weight for U.S. blacks and whites in the nineteenth century. Average heights used for imputed weights are 66.96 inches for blacks and 67.47 inches for whites. Average insolation used for imputed heights are 4.35 hours per day for blacks and 4.02 hours per day for whites More
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 223–247.
Published: 30 November 2017
.... Simple height-for-age averages show that rural Indian children have the poorest health and urban children have the best, with slum children in between. With wealth or observed health environment held constant, the urban height-for-age advantage disappears, and slum children fare significantly worse than...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S65–S85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... problems that complicate the study of this topic. We then present estimates of the associations between height and a range of outcomes—including schooling, employment, earnings, health, and cognitive ability—measured in five data sets from early to late adulthood. These results indicate that, on average...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1091–1118.
Published: 14 May 2018
... columns 1–2 and 5–6 of Table 2 , our findings indicate that a 10 % increase in average consumption during childhood leads to a 0.017 % to 0.026 % increase in height and a 3.9 % to 4.0 % increase in educational attainment; a 10 % increase in consumption seasonality during childhood leads to a 0.05...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 945–966.
Published: 12 May 2015
...Fig. 3 Height and weight for U.S. blacks and whites in the nineteenth century. Average heights used for imputed weights are 66.96 inches for blacks and 67.47 inches for whites. Average insolation used for imputed heights are 4.35 hours per day for blacks and 4.02 hours per day for whites...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 647–669.
Published: 01 November 2009
...-mortality countries of the world, supplementing recent findings on the effects of the Great Chinese Famine. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2009 2009 Birth Cohort Congenital Malformation Average Height Rich Country Adult Height References Bogin B. ( 2001...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 673–699.
Published: 09 March 2017
... an association between height, early-life nutritional status, morbidity, and mortality (Bhalotra and Rawlings 2011 ; Monden and Smits 2009 ). The average height in our analytical sample is 165.5 cm for men and 153.1 cm for women. The third panel in Table 7 presents the association between height...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 511–521.
Published: 01 November 2000
... re- sults from the residual of this nutritional intake minus the demands of work intensity, disease fighting, and mainte- nance during the growing years. Average final height thus reflects the group s net nutritional status as it results from environmental influences on individual group members dur...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 707–728.
Published: 28 January 2019
... is, on average, overstated for reported birth months in the beginning of the year and understated toward the end of the year. 2 Following the same reasoning, we should find similar anomalies using weight-for-age but not with weight-for-height. Figure A 3 in the online appendix demonstrates...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1981–2002.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and birth weight, we contribute to the literature on very early-life origins of disadvantage, particularly to studies on physical height as a measure of human capital ( Case and Paxson 2008 ). We build on literature that documents that average height and early-life mortality rates are correlated...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1427–1452.
Published: 15 July 2019
... Means of these variables by caste group can be found in Table 1 . We first ask what would the average height of rural ST, SC, and OBC children be if the distribution of socioeconomic characteristics among these groups of children matched the distribution of socioeconomic characteristics among...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2009
... 2003). Though the variation of individual height is dominated by randomly distributed genetic potential, variation in average height over time or across socioeconomic groups is driven by systematic differences in diet, disease environment, workload, and health care. To the extent...
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Published: 04 January 2016
height-for-age (or weight-for-age) z score in the country between children aged 21–24 months and children aged 0–3 months. The line represents a linear fit. Regions are abbreviated as follows: East Asia and Pacific (EAP), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Middle East More
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 241–267.
Published: 04 January 2016
... height-for-age (or weight-for-age) z score in the country between children aged 21–24 months and children aged 0–3 months. The line represents a linear fit. Regions are abbreviated as follows: East Asia and Pacific (EAP), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Middle East...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1677–1714.
Published: 21 September 2017
... (2010) 0.002 0 [0.001] [0.002] Father’s Years of Education –0.002 –0.006 [0.004] [0.004] Father’s Height 0.002 –0.001 [0.002] [0.002] Number of Household Members (2008) 0.005 0.022** [0.007] [0.007] Village-Wide Average Household per Capita Income (2008) 0 0...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 425–437.
Published: 01 August 1989
... was 40.4 kg with a standard deviation of 4.6 kg. The average height of the women was 147.9 ern with a standard deviation of 5.2 ern. The mean arm circumference ranged between 21. 5 ern and 22.1 em with a standard deviation of 1.7 ern, and the mean hematocrit was 35 percent with a standard deviation of 3.7...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 763–790.
Published: 01 November 2002
...) (BEMFAM/DHS 1996). A comparison of Brazilian anthropometric surveys from the mid-1970s and late 1980s shows that large gains in average heights occurred during a period of exceptional growth in both household income and the provision of services and infrastructure in the 1970s (Monteiro, Benecio...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1749–1775.
Published: 14 September 2018
... for height diminishes the correlation of the log odds of employment and the DOT feeling variable. We calculated the average male height by occupation using the 1990–1994 NHIS and entered this as an additional control in regressions specification reported in Table 2 . The results, reported elsewhere (Baker...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 1997
... half a century earlier in France and its rate of decline during the first wave was more rapid.' 52 DEMOGRAPHY, VOLUME 34·NUMBER 1, FEBRUARY 1997 TABLE 1. ESTIMATED AVERAGE FINAL HEIGHTS (CM) OF MEN WHO REACHED MATURITY BETWEEN 1750 AND 1875 IN SIX EUROPEAN POPULATIONS, BY QUARTER CENTURIES (1) (2) (3...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 337–360.
Published: 09 January 2017
... in child height between India and sub-Saharan Africa, Spears ( 2013 ) observed that heterogeneity in open-defecation density across developing countries accounts for a large fraction of international differences in average child height. However, Spears ( 2013 ) did not focus on the internal validity...
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