Secular Trend in Portugal

  title={Secular Trend in Portugal},
  author={Cristina Padez},
This study of secular trend in Portugal has shown that a positive increment in height occurred in Portuguese 18year-old males between 1904 and 2000, and a secular trend in the age at menarche, towards an earliest age, also took place. Mean height increased 8.93 cm, from 1904 to 2000, when reached 172,13 cm. Besides that, in 2000, statistically significant differences (p ≤ 0.001) among the districts were found: males from Lisboa (172.79 cm) and Braga (172.67 cm), the most developed districts… CONTINUE READING

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