The education of one spouse and the fatness of the other spouse.

@article{Garn1989TheEO,
  title={The education of one spouse and the fatness of the other spouse.},
  author={Stanley M. Garn and Timothy V Sullivan and Victor M Hawthorne},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  year={1989},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={233-238}
}
As shown in 702 wives with 9-12 years of education and 612 husbands similarly educated, the summed skinfolds of one spouse are influenced by the educational level of the other spouse, considerably so for the husbands. Women with 9-12 years of education married to men of lower educational attainment are higher in the sum of four skinfolds while women of similar years of schooling married to men of college education and beyond are leaner (P=0.001). Possible explanations for the effect of the… CONTINUE READING