Diet and age at menarche

  title={Diet and age at menarche},
  author={Jocelyne Moisan and François Meyer and S. Gingras},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Early menarche has been associated with higher risk of breast cancer. A prospective study has been conducted in Quebec City, Canada, to evaluate the relationship of dietary intake to age at menarche. On three occasions during the schoolyear 1986–87, 2,299 pre-menarcheal girls kept a three-day dietary record. At the end of a 17-month follow-up, 911 girls (39.6 percent) had reached menarche. Incidence density ratios (IDRs) adjusted for age at entry and mothers' age at menarche were computed using… CONTINUE READING

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