The association between height and birth order: evidence from 652 518 Swedish men

@article{Myrskyl2013TheAB,
  title={The association between height and birth order: evidence from 652 518 Swedish men},
  author={M. Myrskyl{\"a} and K. Silventoinen and A. Jelenkovic and P. Tynelius and F. Rasmussen},
  journal={Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={67},
  pages={571 - 577}
}
Background Birth order is associated with outcomes such as birth weight and adult socioeconomic position (SEP), but little is known about the association with adult height. This potential birth order-height association is important because height predicts health, and because the association may help explain population-level height trends. We studied the birth order-height association and whether it varies by family characteristics or birth cohort. Methods We used the Swedish Military… Expand
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