Human height

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Human height measurement

The human height is the height of a human body. Factors that influence human height are genetics, what people eat, the human body's natural chemicals, and being sick or healthy.[1]

Overall, average human height increased over the last 100 years. In 1996, the average height around the world was 171 cm for men and 159 cm for women.[2]

Men from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Netherlands, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro have the tallest average height.[3][4]

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  2. Roser, Max; Appel, Cameron; Ritchie, Hannah (2013-10-08). "Human Height". Our World in Data.
  3. Grasgruber, Pavel; Popović, Stevo; Bokuvka, Dominik; Davidović, Ivan; Hřebíčková, Sylva; Ingrová, Pavlína; Potpara, Predrag; Prce, Stipan; Stračárová, Nikola (2017-04-01). "The mountains of giants: an anthropometric survey of male youths in Bosnia and Herzegovina". Royal Society Open Science. 4 (4): 161054. Bibcode:2017RSOS....461054G. doi:10.1098/rsos.161054. ISSN 2054-5703. PMC 5414258. PMID 28484621.
  4. Viegas, Jen (2017-04-11). "The Tallest Men in the World Trace Back to Paleolithic Mammoth Hunters". seeker. Retrieved 2017-04-12.