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


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


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.

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Alternative Medicine

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