Early menarche predicts incidence of asthma in early adulthood.

@article{AlSahab2011EarlyMP,
  title={Early menarche predicts incidence of asthma in early adulthood.},
  author={Ban Hatim Al-Sahab and Mazen J Hamadeh and Chris I Ardern and Hala M. Tamim},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={173 1},
  pages={
          64-70
        }
}
The present study explores the effect of age at menarche on the incidence of asthma during early adulthood. The analysis was based on Canadian girls followed up from 8-11 to 18-21 years of age during the first 6 cycles (1994-2005) of the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth. Early menarche was defined as 1 standard deviation less than the average age at menarche. Asthma occurrence after menarche was measured as asthma that was diagnosed by a health care professional. The authors… CONTINUE READING

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