Human height

distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head in a human body, standing erect

The human height is the height of a human body. Factors that influence human height are genetics, what people eat, the human body's natural chemicals, and being sick or healthy.[1]

Human height measurement

Overall, average human height increased over the last 100 years. In 1996, the average height around the world was 171 cm for men and 159 cm for women.[2]

Men from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Netherlands, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro have the tallest average height.[3][4]

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