• Geography
  • Published 1984

Age at Menarche and the Related Issue: A Pilot Study On Urban School Girls

@inproceedings{Nazmul1984AgeAM,
  title={Age at Menarche and the Related Issue: A Pilot Study On Urban School Girls},
  author={Muhammad Nazmul},
  year={1984}
}
Age at onset of menarche was determined for a group of newly menstruating urban schoolgirls in Bangladesh. Their age at onset of menarche was cotv'elated with their weight, height, and per capita food expenditure (PFE). Results indicated that these girls began menstruation at 12.67 years of age, which is well ahead of rural girls. Age at onset of menarche was positively correlated with weight and negatively correlated with PFE. A strong inverse relation between weight and height of newly… CONTINUE READING

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