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#296 Sex ratio at birth following the environmental stress. The pilot study of the Detva population (The Upper Hungary Kingdom), 1801-1920

According to biological law, the ratio of male-to-female live births (secondary sex ratio, SSR) should be in the range of 105–108% of female live births. Many studies have suggested that SSR fluctuations may have been the result of exposure of...
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#295 Did WWI change marriage patterns and the criterion of partner selection in Poland?

WWI had a significant impact on European citizens, including social, economic and political changes. In 1918 Poland regained its independence after 123 years of partitions. After the liberation, the citizens struggled with poverty, unemployment and post-war destruction. The aim of...
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#281 Did the ratio of male-to-female live births reflect social and economic inequalities? The pilot study from the Poznań province, 1875–1913

The first goal of this study was to verify the usefulness of the ratio of male-to-female live births (secondary sex ratio; SSR) as an indicator of environmental stress in historical populations, however, keeping in mind the potential imperfections in recording...
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#29 Were inequalities in trends of body size observed in Polish lands from the Prussian sector?

The aim of this study is twofold: first is to examine to what extent the following indicators of socio-economic status (SES): per capita income, consumption of meat, potatoes and sugar influenced the body size trends (height, weight, BMI) in populations...
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#23 The impact of WWII on birth body size. The Polish evidence

The aim of this paper is to determine whether exposure of pregnant women to stress caused by WWII negatively affected birth body size. Individual medical documents deposited in the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Clinic of Medical University, Poznań were used for...