Rural-urban variations in age at menarche, adult height, leg-length and abdominal adiposity in black South African women in transitioning South Africa.

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BACKGROUND The pre-pubertal socioeconomic environment may be an important determinant of age at menarche, adult height, body proportions and adiposity: traits closely linked to adolescent and adult health. AIMS This study explored differences in age at menarche, adult height, relative leg-length and waist circumference between rural and urban black South… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/03014460.2018.1442497

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