Measurements of the Chinese

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    WE have received from Mr. A. H. Crook, Queen's College, Hong Kong, average measurements of various dimensions of Chinese boys and youths between the ages of ten and twenty-four years, the most important of which we give below. The British Association averages for English boys of the same age, so far as they are available, are printed beneath the corresponding Chinese measurements. Mr. Crook points out an interesting difference in the growth curves of weight and height of the two races.

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    Measurements of the Chinese . Nature 78, 607 (1908) doi:10.1038/078607a0

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