Average Heights of Men Around the World
The average height of men (and women) across various regions in the world is an indicator of the quality of life, and also the genetics of the people. For example a poor diet and sickness in childhood can hamper growth and prevent from reaching the potential genetic height. So when researchers look at the average height from country to country, they can use the data to help learn about a country’s overall health and nutrition standards. This article from Medicinenet provides useful information regarding heights of men across countries and lot of interesting data around it.