Age at menarche among the Bhotias of Mana Valley.

@article{Singh1983AgeAM,
  title={Age at menarche among the Bhotias of Mana Valley.},
  author={Lalji Singh and Manjula Thapar},
  journal={Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht uber die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur},
  year={1983},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={259-62}
}
The mean menarcheal age of the Bhotia girls of Mana Valley (Uttar Pradesh) has been found to be 16.38 +/- 1.53 years, which is the highest value so far reported from Indian populations. It is observed that altitude and nutritional status have a great bearing on the onset of menarche. The results obtained are compared with those from other Indian populations. 

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
1 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…