How tall are you? And what’s that in metric? Introducing CLOSER’S ‘harmonised’ dataset

by Rebecca Hardy

Society has never quite come to terms with the change from imperial to metric measurements, particularly when it comes to weight and height. Ask people how tall they are or how much they weigh and you’re likely to get an answer in feet and inches, or stones and pounds. Ask again what that is in metric and more often than not you’ll get a blank look.

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