The adolescent growth spurt of height among rural Indian boys in relation to childhood nutritional background: an 18 year longitudinal study.

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The Adolescent Growth Spurt (AGS) was studied in rural Hyderabad boys of 5+ years of age with known childhood nutritional background. Longitudinal data on height measurements of pre-school children available for 13 to 16 points of follow-up, during an 18 year period of study (i.e., from 1965-66 to 1983-84) were utilized for this purpose. A Preece and Baines… (More)

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@article{Satyanarayana1989TheAG, title={The adolescent growth spurt of height among rural Indian boys in relation to childhood nutritional background: an 18 year longitudinal study.}, author={K. Satyanarayana and G. Radhaiah and K. Mohan and B V Thimmayamma and N Prasada Rao and B. S. Rao and Sathish V. Akella}, journal={Annals of human biology}, year={1989}, volume={16 4}, pages={289-300} }