Height and Weight of Students of the Citadel, the Military College of South Caroline, 1878 – 1967.

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Komlos, John (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Volkswirtschaftliche Fakultät, Seminar für Wirtschaftsgeschichte)
Publication Date
2006
Contributor
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
nutrition; student; United States of America
Description
  • Abstract

    Aim of the study was the acquisition of the student’s nutritional condition at the military university “The Citadel” from 1878 to 1967. The following information was collected: age, birth-year, size, weight, federal state and administrative district of birth, residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1878 / 1967
Geographic Coverage
  • South Carolina (US-SC)
    The Citadel University
Sampled Universe
Registered students of the ´Citadel Alumni Association´ from 1878 to 1967
Sampling
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal
Collection Mode
  • Physical measurements and tests
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 6623
    Number of Variables: 18
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8097 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Coclanis, Peter; Komlos, John: Nutrition and Economic Development in Post-Reconstruction South Carolina: An Anthropometric Approach. In: Social Science History, 19, No. 1, 1995, S. 91-115.

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