Differential reproductive success and body size in !Kung San people from northern Namibia.

@article{Kirchengast2000DifferentialRS,
  title={Differential reproductive success and body size in !Kung San people from northern Namibia.},
  author={Sylvia Kirchengast},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          121-32
        }
}
The associations patterns between reproductive success, measured by the total number of offspring, number of living offspring and number of dead offspring, and parental body size, estimated by stature, body weight and Body mass index, were tested in 65 female and 103 male members of a !Kung San population ageing between 25 and 40 years (x = 30.2 yr.) from northern Namibia. In both sexes a significant interaction between fertility patterns and body dimensions was found. Nevertheless, the… CONTINUE READING

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