oa South African Medical Journal - Nutrition and physical fitness of White, Coloured and Bantu high-school children

Volume 43, Issue 17
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



For 1,050 healthy Cape Town high-school children (a representative sample of approximately 6,000 investigated) the mean height and weight of each age-group of each sex of White, Coloured, and Bantu children were compared , with the corresponding figures for the other racial groups and with standards for British children.

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