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

Alinda M. Bosch*, Frans J. Willekens, Abdullah H. Baqui, Jeroen K. S. Van Ginneken, Inge 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
    Number of pages15
    JournalJournal of Biosocial Science
    Volume40
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar-2008

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