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Some Methodological Problems of a Nation-Wide Cross-Sectional Growth Study in Hungary

  • Esther Pantó
  • O. G. Eiben
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Abstract

Although there were valuable anthropological data in Hungary 100 years ago, a growth standard for the whole of Hungarian youth does not exist. This has always been a matter of great concern to competent scientists (especially physical anthropologists and pediatricians) who are aware that it is scientifically wrong for the somatic development level of Hungarian children to be assessed on the basis of foreign growth standards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Esther Pantó
    • 1
  • O. G. Eiben
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyEötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary

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