Association between age at menarche and early-life nutritional status in rural Bangladesh

A.M. Bosch, F.J.C. Willekens, A.H. Baqui, J.K.S. van Ginneken, I. Hutter

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Abstract

Age at menarche is associated with anthropometry in adolescence. Recently, there has been growing support for the hypothesis that timing of menarche may be set early in life but modified by changes in body size and composition in childhood. To evaluate this, a cohort of 255 girls aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-237
JournalJournal of Biosocial Science
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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