Sexual maturation and physical status among the adolescent Jain girls of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

@article{Chatterjee2009SexualMA,
  title={Sexual maturation and physical status among the adolescent Jain girls of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.},
  author={Moumita Chatterjee and Suman Chakrabarty and Nupur Dutta and Dipak Mukherji and Premananda Bharati},
  journal={Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht uber die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={65-76}
}
This cross-sectional study is aimed at understanding the nature of sexual maturation vis à vis physical status of the Jain girls in comparison with other data of India. A survey was carried out to assess the development of secondary sexual characters in the background of a purely vegetarian diet, and measurements of height and weight. The present study… CONTINUE READING