Secular trends in age at menarche and time to establish regular menstrual cycling in Japanese women born between 1930 and 1985

@inproceedings{Hosokawa2012SecularTI,
  title={Secular trends in age at menarche and time to establish regular menstrual cycling in Japanese women born between 1930 and 1985},
  author={Michie Hosokawa and Setsuko Imazeki and Hideki Mizunuma and Toshiro Kubota and Kunihiko Hayashi},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
  year={2012}
}
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND Early life-stage exposure to estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer. The objective of this study was to investigate the age at menarche and time to onset of regular menstrual cycles for Japanese women born between 1930 and 1985. METHODS A cross-sectional study was designed using data from the baseline survey of the Japan Nurses' Health Study. The data from 48,104 female nurses were analyzed. To view trends in age at menarche, the distribution of age at menarche… CONTINUE READING
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