Age at menarche in Canada: results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children & Youth

  title={Age at menarche in Canada: results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children & Youth},
  author={Ban Al-Sahab and Chris I Ardern and Mazen J Hamadeh and Hala M. Tamim},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Given the downward trend in age at menarche and its implications for the reproductive health and wellbeing of women, little is known about menarcheal age in Canada. Most Canadian studies are only representative of specific populations. The present study, therefore, aims to assess the distribution of age at menarche for Canadian girls and explore its variation across socio-economic and demographic factors. METHODS The analysis of the study was based on all female respondents aged 14… CONTINUE READING
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