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Supplemental Information

Map of the 47 prefectures of Japan

Map of the 47 prefectures of Japan. Numbers correspond to the prefecture information presented in Tables S1.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3381v1/supp-1

Coefficients of the infancy-childhood-puberty growth curves

Coefficients of the infancy-childhood-puberty growth curves, age at peak height velocity, peak height velocity, height at peak height velocity and final height in each component obtained for each prefecture.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3381v1/supp-2

Raw data for males

Raw data for males

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3381v1/supp-3

Raw data for females

Raw data for females

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3381v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The author declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Masana Yokoya conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

We relied entirely on previously published data.


This study received a JSPS KAKENHI grant (Grant Number 15K00502). The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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