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Secular changes and predictors of adult height for 86105 male and female members of the Thai Cohort Study born between 1940 and 1990

Jordan, Susan; Lim, Lynette; Bain, Christopher; Thai Cohort Study Team; Harley, David; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian


Background: Height trends can be useful indicators of population health but, despite Thailand's rapid socioeconomic development since the 1950s, few studies have examined accompanying secular changes in adult height or the effects of the transition on the heights of rural versus urban populations. This study therefore sought to document average heights in different age groups of rural and urban Thais and to investigate factors associated with attained height. Methods: Data from 86 105 Thai...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2010.113043


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