Persistent variations in average height between countries and between socio-economic groups: an overview of 10 European countries

@article{Cavelaars2000PersistentVI,
  title={Persistent variations in average height between countries and between socio-economic groups: an overview of 10 European countries},
  author={Adri{\"e}nne Ejm Cavelaars and Anton E Kunst and Jos{\'e} J M Geurts and Roberta Crialesi and L Gr{\"o}tvedt and Uwe Helmert and Eero Lahelma and Olle Lundberg and Andreas Mielck and Niels Kr. Rasmussen and Enrique Regidor and Thomas Spuhler and Johan P. Mackenbach},
  journal={Annals of Human Biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={27},
  pages={407 - 421}
}
Primary objectives: This paper aims to provide an overview of variations in average height between 10 European countries, and between socio-economic groups within these countries. Data and methods: Data on self-reported height of men and women aged 20-74 years were obtained from national health, level of living or multipurpose surveys for 1987-1994. Regression analyses were used to estimate height differences between educational groups and to evaluate whether the differences in average height… 
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