Age at menarche in a group of French schoolgirls.

  title={Age at menarche in a group of French schoolgirls.},
  author={Lo{\"i}c Lalys and J C Pineau},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  volume={56 4},
BACKGROUND Mean age at menarche in France decreased from 12.78 years in 1979 to 12.6 years in 1994. The aim of this study was to determine mean age at first menstruation in French adolescent girls in order to study the secular trend. METHODS Age at first menstruation was noted to the nearest month during recording of anthropometric measurements in three… CONTINUE READING