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[Comparative analysis of growth and sexual maturation in girls of Santa Rosa (La Pampa) and La Plata (Buenos Aires), Argentina].

@article{Torres2011ComparativeAO,
  title={[Comparative analysis of growth and sexual maturation in girls of Santa Rosa (La Pampa) and La Plata (Buenos Aires), Argentina].},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Florencia Torres and Mar{\'i}a Antonia Luis and Mar{\'i}a Florencia Cesani and Martha E. Luna and Luis E. Castro and Fabi{\'a}n An{\'i}bal Quintero and Evelia Edith Oyhenart},
  journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion},
  year={2011},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          36-44
        }
}
The aim of this study was to analyze growth in relation to menarche in girls from two Argentinean urban populations. We performed a comparative-descriptive cross sectional study in 2474 schoolchildren between 8.0 and 16.9 years old from Santa Rosa (SR) and La Plata (LP) cities. We registered the presence of menarche and anthropometrics variables of body weight, total and sitting heights, arm circumference, triceps and subscapular skinfolds. Body mass index, subscapular/triceps index and muscle… CONTINUE READING

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