Appendix S1. Additional background material

Table A1. Number of cases by measurement year

Table A2. Number of cases by age

Table A3. Number of cases by type of measure (foot vs. metre)

Table A4. Number of cases of freed African slaves

Table A5. HAZ-values and numbers of cases of children

Table A6. Northern Ghanaian/Burkinabe soldiers in international comparison

Figure A1. Height trends in (mostly northern) Ghana and Burkina Faso, early (until 1842, foot measures) versus later period (metre measures)

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