Letters Height, body mass index, and socioeconomic status

Conclusions of study on height, body mass index, and socioeconomic status have an uncertain basis

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1891 (Published 05 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i1891
  1. Ben Toth, director
  1. Health Perspectives, Bath BA1 3BU, UK
  1. ben.toth{at}gmail.com

It is hard to know if this excellently conducted study adds much to a lay understanding of the association between height and social class—that the upper classes are generally taller, sleeker, and better looking …

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