CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, vol.31, no.3, pp.303-308, 2005 (SCI-Expanded)
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CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
body mass index, menarche, menarcheal age, SECULAR TREND, EARLIER MENARCHE, GIRLS, ASSOCIATION, DENMARK, SIZE, DIET, OSLO
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background Menarche is one of the most important biologic signals in the life of a woman. Menarche is a biological variable which has a significant genotypic component in girls. In recent years, many studies reporting the earlier onset of menarche owing to the improvement of socio-economic conditions have been published.