Figure 4. | A century of trends in adult human height

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A century of trends in adult human height

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Download figureOpen in new tabFigure 4. Height in adulthood for the 1896 and 1996 birth cohorts for men.

The open circle shows the adult height attained by the 1896 birth cohort and the filled circle that of the 1996 birth cohort; the length of the connecting line represents the change in height over the century of analysis. The numbers next to each circle show the country’s rank in terms of adult height for the corresponding cohort. See www.ncdrisc.org for interactive version.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.13410.006