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A comparative anthropometric study of Cook Islands and Australian preschool children



A comparative anthropometric study of Cook Islands and Australian preschool children



New Zealand Medical Journal 88(626): 489-491



Healthy Polynesian children were from the island of Mangaia in the southern Cook Islands, New Zealand Island Territories. Nine of those children 2 years old were on average slightly taller and heavier than 96 Australasians in Adelaide, Australia, owing perhaps to the upward skew of their age distribution.

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