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Height and Weight of Students of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, 1878-1967 (ICPSR 3391)

Principal Investigator(s): Komlos, John; Coclanis, Peter


This data collection was designed to ascertain the nutritional status of students attending The Citadel from 1878 to 1967. These data supply information on cadet's age, year of birth, height, weight, state and county of birth, and state and county of residence.

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Study Description


Komlos, John, and Peter Coclanis. HEIGHT AND WEIGHT OF STUDENTS OF THE CITADEL, THE MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1878-1967. ICPSR version. Munich, Germany: John Komlos, University of Munich, Dept. of Economics [producer], 2002. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03391.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03391.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    body height, body weight, college students, colleges, military schools, nutrition, physical characteristics

Geographic Coverage:    South Carolina, United States

Time Period:   

  • 1878--1967

Date of Collection:   

  • 1986

Universe:    All students who attended The Citadel from 1878-1967.

Data Type(s):    administrative records data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The data contain alphanumeric characters. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Sample:    All students who were in the register of The Citadel Alumni Association.

Data Source:

administrative records of The Citadel Alumni Association


Original ICPSR Release:   2002-04-19

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