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The development and inequality of heights in North, West, and East India 1915–1944 ☆
In this study, we trace the development of height and its distribution in India during 1915–1944. Heights of North, West, and East Indians grew very slowly. Although for this period it has beenExpand
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What does gender dimorphism in stature tell us about discrimination in rural India, 1930-1975?
In the debate on gender discrimination in India a frequently used measure is sex ratio. We propose a new indicator: dimorphism in the nutritional and health status approximated by mean stature whichExpand
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Socio-demographic differences of disability prevalence among the population aged 60 years and over in Bangladesh
ABSTRACT This study aims to delineate the sociodemographic differences in disability prevalence across the population aged 60 years and over in Bangladesh, and to investigate the association ofExpand
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Gender difference in the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of mobility disability among older adults in Nigeria
The aim of the current study is to examine gender differences in mobility disability among older people in Nigeria, and to explore factors associated with gender differences in mobility disability inExpand
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Heights Across the Last 2000 Years in England
Abstract This paper uses a dataset of heights calculated from the femurs of skeletal remains to explore the development of stature in England across the last two millennia. We find that heightsExpand
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Body size and weight, and the nutrition and activity behaviours of sexual and gender minority youth: findings and implications from New Zealand.
OBJECTIVE To describe the body size and weight, and the nutrition and activity behaviours of sexual and gender minority (SGM) students and compare them with those of exclusivelyExpand
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Maternal height and child growth patterns from birth to adulthood
OY Addo, Emory University Aryeh D Stein, Emory University Caroline Fall, University of Southampton Denise P. Gigante, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil Aravinda M. Guntupalli, University ofExpand
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Women’s autonomy, contraceptive use and fertility: a comparative study of tribal and non-tribal women in India
Tribal women have a lower status, lesser autonomy and higher fertility than non-tribal women in India. Moreover, the socio-economic status of tribal population is lower and fertility is higher thanExpand
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HEALTH C ARE U TILIZATION, SOCIOECONOMIC F ACTORS A ND C HILD HEALTH I N I NDIA
Summary. This paper models the proximate determinants of height, weight and haemoglobin concentration of over 25,000 Indian children using data from the National Family Health Survey-3. The effectsExpand