Secular changes in body height predict global rates of caesarean section

Eva Zaffarini, Philipp Mitteroecker

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    Original languageEnglish
    Article number20182425
    Number of pages8
    JournalProceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
    Volume286
    Issue number1896
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2019

    Austrian Fields of Science 2012

    • 106018 Human biology

    Keywords

    • body height
    • childbirth
    • dystocia
    • human evolution
    • obstetrical dilemma
    • BIRTH-WEIGHT
    • GESTATIONAL-AGE
    • UNITED-STATES
    • FETAL GROWTH
    • RISK-FACTOR
    • TRENDS
    • LENGTH
    • OBESITY
    • NUTRITION
    • COUNTRIES
    • Body height
    • Dystocia
    • Obstetrical dilemma
    • Human evolution
    • Childbirth

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