menarcheal age


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menarcheal age

Elapsed time expressed in years from menarche.
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Semiz et al., [6] however, found no statistically significant association with age of pubertal onset and weight, whether normal or overweight, while the menarcheal age of the overweight and obese was significantly lower than girls with normal weight.
In this study, maximum frequency for menarcheal age was seen for the age group of 12 years and here the number stood at 110 i.e.
In Europe, the average menarcheal age showed a four- year drastic decline from 17 to 13 years (over the mid-19th to mid-20th century).5 Early menarche in European girls can be observed in Greece and Finland where the mean age at menarche was 12.3 years and 13.3 years respectively.5 Comparable trends to the data mentioned above can be observed in the United States (U.S.) [5].
Subsequently, there have been no recent follow-up studies to determine how societal and lifestyle changes have influenced menarcheal age among teenagers in Ghana, over a period of more than two decades.
The antecedents of menarcheal age. Child Development, 66, 346-359.
We contacted the families of girls adopted from India born in 1971 or earlier and asked for their growth data and their menarcheal age. Data from the parents as well as from the child health and school health services were collected for 107 girls.
This compares with an average menarcheal age of 13 in the 1950s, and 13 years and three months in the 1960s.
Therefore, a study of adolescent females using a larger, ethnically and regionally diverse sample is warranted to determine if menarcheal age has generally declined.
Nikolova, Stoyanov, and Negrev (1994) studied functional brain asymmetry, handedness, and menarcheal age in 182 women, aged 16 to 25 years.
Although genetic makeup does play a role in menarcheal age (onset of menstruation), dancers' intense exercise, low weight, and dieting typically delay puberty by one or two years.
Vicdan K et al[18] noted that the average menarcheal age was 13.28 [+ or -] 1.09 and menstrual cycles were between 20-35 days, 8.1% had pain during menstruation, 25.6% missed school.