Secular trends in age at menarche among Chinese girls from 24 ethnic minorities, 1985 to 2010.

Yi Song, Jun Ma, Anette Agardh, Patrick W C Lau, Peijin Hu, Bing Zhang

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Abstract

Declining age at menarche has been observed in many countries. In China, a decrease of 4.5 months per decade in the average age at menarche among the majority Han girls has recently been reported. However, the trends in age at menarche among ethnic minority girls over the past 25 years remain unknown.
Original languageEnglish
Article number26929
JournalGlobal Health Action
Volume8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

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