Sex-related influence of body size and sexual maturation on blood pressure in adolescents

@article{Leccia1999SexrelatedIO,
  title={Sex-related influence of body size and sexual maturation on blood pressure in adolescents},
  author={G Leccia and Teodoro Marotta and MR Masella and Gaetano Mottola and G Mitrano and Francesca Golia and P Capitanata and Lucio Guida and Franco Contaldo and L A Ferrara},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={53},
  pages={333-337}
}
Objective: This study is aimed at investigating the influence of body size, body fat and sexual maturation on blood pressure (BP) in adolescents.Design: A cross-sectional study.Setting: A suburban student population of Southern Italy.Subjects: One hundred ninety students attending the first and second year of a secondary school. Five were excluded because they were affected by major diseases. The remaining were 98 M and 87 F (mean age for either group =12.0±0.8 y).Methods: Blood pressure was… CONTINUE READING

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