Age at menarche and adult BMI in the Aberdeen children of the 1950s cohort study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Few studies have examined whether the inverse association of age at menarche with adult body mass index (BMI) is due to the tendency of BMI to track between childhood and adult life, with childhood BMI playing a causal role in determining age at menarche. OBJECTIVE The objective was to investigate whether the association of younger age at… (More)

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