Comment on "Female reproductive development: a hazards model analysis," by Andrew Foster, Jane Menken, Aladdin Chowdhury and James Trussell.

This article summarizes the differences between 2 similar studies. Endocrinological studies of the time to the 1st ovulatory cycle in early and late maturing girls in Finland (Apter and Vihko, 1983) are contrary to the Bangladeshi results reported by Foster in 1986. Apter found that the frequency of ovulation depended significantly on both the time since… CONTINUE READING