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Child Growth in Japan, 1917-39

Version
2
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data, observational data
Creator
  • Schneider, Eric (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Ogasawara, Kota (Chiba University)
Publication Date
2018-01-01
Description
  • Abstract

    This study sought to analyse changes in child growth and health during the interwar period in Japan. The underlying dataset is a prefecture-level panel of the mean heights of boys and girls aged 6-17 measured each year from 1929 to 1939. This also contains replication files for "Disease and Child Growth in Industrialising Japan: Critical Windows and the Growth Pattern, 1917-39".
Temporal Coverage
  • 1917-01-01 / 1939-12-31
    Time Period: Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1917--Sun Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 1939
Geographic Coverage
  • Japan
Sampled Universe
Prefecture mean heights of boys and girls aged 6-17 measured each year from 1929-1939
Availability
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Update Metadata: 2019-03-25 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2019-03-25

Schneider, Eric; Ogasawara, Kota (2018): Child Growth in Japan, 1917-39. Version: 2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E103780V2-10981