Growth Pattern of Rural Indian Boys Aged 8-18 Years:A Longitudinal Study


Affiliations

  • Agharkar Research Institute, Department of Biometry and Nutrition Unit, Pune, India

Abstract

People from most poor communities of developing countries like India have characteristically low body weight and substandard stature. As growth during adolescence contributes significantly to attainment of final anthropometric measurements of an individual, investigations on adolescent growth patterns among such communities assume significance.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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