Current Anthropology • Vol/Iss. 53 • Published In • Pages: S359-S368 •
A model including environmental setting and mortality rates will be significant in predicting adult height (p. S360).
Probability of survival to age 15 was the strongest predictor of height. The savanna environment had a significantly positive effect on adult height. Reliance on animal protein was tested separately for its influence on height but was not found significant.