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Average Height and Life Expectancies (Adult Men)

Country
Dates
Height (cms)
Life Expectancy (years)
United Kingdom
1760 - 1800
168.2
36
United Kingdom
1800 - 1830
170.7
38.6
France
1800 - 1820
164.1
36
United States
1800 - 1820
173
45.3



SOURCE:
Steckel, Richard H. and Roderick Floud (eds.)Health and Welfare during Industrialization Chicago : University of Chicago, 1997.

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