A century of trends in adult human height

James Bentham, Mariachiara Di Cesare, Gretchen A. Stevens, Bin Zhou, Honor Bixby, Melanie Cowan, Lea Fortunato, James E. Bennett, Goodarz Danaei, Kaveh Hajifathalian, Yuan Lu, Leanne M. Riley, Avula Laxmaiah, Vasilis Kontis, Christopher J. Paciorek, Elio Riboli, Majid Ezzati, Ziad A. Abdeen, Zargar Abdul Hamid, Niveen M. Abu-RmeilehBenjamin Acosta-Cazares, Robert Adams, Wichai Aekplakorn, Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas, Charles Agyemang, Alireza Ahmadvand, Wolfgang Ahrens, Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa, Amani Rashed Al-Othman, Rajaa Al Raddadi, Mohamed M. Ali, Ala'a Alkerwi, Mar Alvarez-Pedrerol, Eman Aly, Philippe Amouyel, Antoinette Amuzu, Lars Bo Andersen, Sigmund A. Anderssen, Ranjit Mohan Anjana, Hajer Aounallah-Skhiri, Inger Ariansen, Tahir Aris, Nimmathota Arlappa, Dominique Arveiler, Felix K. Assah, Maria Avdicova, Fereidoun Azizi, Bontha V. Babu, Suhad Bahijri, Nagalla Balakrishna, Piotr Bandosz, Jose R. Banegas, Carlo M. Barbagallo, Alberto Barcelo, Amina Barkat, Mauro V. Barros, Iqbal Bata, Anwar M. Batieha, Rosangela L. Batista, Louise A. Baur, Robert Beaglehole, Habiba Ben Romdhane, Mikhail Benet, James E. Bennett, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Gailute Bernotine, Heloisa Bettiol, Aroor Bhagyalaxmi, Sumit Bharadwaj, Santosh K. Bhargava, Zaid Bhatti, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Hongsheng Bi, Yufang Bi, Peter Bjerregaard, Espen Bjertness, Marius B. Bjertness, Cecilia Bjorkelund, Anneke Blokstra, Simona Bo, Martin Bobak, Lynne M. Boddy, Bernhard O. Boehm, Heiner Boeing, Carlos P. Boissonnet, Vanina Bongard, Pascal Bovet, Lutgart Braeckman, Marjolijn C. E. Bragt, Imperia Brajkovich, Francesco Branca, Juergen Breckenkamp, Hermann Brenner, Lizzy M. Brewster, Garry R. Brian, Graziella Bruno, H. B(as) Bueno-de-Mesquita, Anna Bugge, Con Burns, Antonio Cabrera de Leon, Joseph Cacciottolo, Tilema Cama, Christine Cameron, Jose Camolas, Gunay Can, Ana Paula C. Candido, Vincenzo Capuano, Viviane C. Cardoso, Axel C. Carlsson, Maria J. Carvalho, Felipe F. 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Wilks, Johann Willeit, Tom Wilsgaard, Bogdan Wojtyniak, Jyh Eiin Wong, Tien Yin Wong, Jean Woo, Mark Woodward, Frederick C. Wu, Jianfeng Wu, Shou Ling Wu, Haiquan Xu, Liang Xu, Uruwan Yamborisut, Weili Yan, Xiaoguang Yang, Nazan Yardim, Xingwang Ye, Panayiotis K. Yiallouros, Akihiro Yoshihara, Qi Sheng You, Novie O. Younger-Coleman, Ahmad F. Yusoff, Ahmad A. Zainuddin, Sabina Zambon, Tomasz Zdrojewski, Yi Zeng, Dong Zhao, Wenhua Zhao, Yingfeng Zheng, Maigeng Zhou, Dan Zhu, Esther Zimmermann, Julio Zuniga Cisneros

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Bentham, J., Di Cesare, M., Stevens, G. A., Zhou, B., Bixby, H., Cowan, M., ... Cisneros, J. Z. (2016). A century of trends in adult human height. eLife, 5. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.13410