Physical growth and socioeconomic background of Stockholm schoolchildren born in 1933-63.

@article{Lindgren1992PhysicalGA,
  title={Physical growth and socioeconomic background of Stockholm schoolchildren born in 1933-63.},
  author={Gunnar Lindgren and Lars Cernerud},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={1-16}
}
Height, weight and body mass index (BMI) at aged 7, 10 and 13 years for samples of Stockholm schoolchildren born in 1933, 1943, 1953 and 1963 were analysed in relation to their socioeconomic background. In height there were significant socioeconomic differences for boys and girls born in 1933 and 1943 at the ages of 7 and 10 years; children from the lowest socioeconomic group were smaller. For the cohort born in 1953 there were, however, no socioeconomic differences in height--either for boys… CONTINUE READING

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