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Year : 1976  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 83-87  

Factors influencing the age of menarche

Pratibha R Vaidya, Nargish D Motashaw 
 Department of Obstetric & Gynaecology, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Bombay 400012., India

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Pratibha R Vaidya
Department of Obstetric & Gynaecology, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Bombay 400012.
India

1. Mean age o f menarche was 14.2 years in a group o f 418 girls. 2. There was a high correlation between socio-economic con­ditions and the mean age of menarche. Medical students had earlier onset of menarche compared to nurses. 3. Mean age of menarche was also related to the number of sisters and the total sibs in the family and to the residence of the persons. 4. There was no correlation between the age of menarche and the dietary habits of the persons and the outdoor activities of a person.


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Vaidya PR, Motashaw ND. Factors influencing the age of menarche.J Postgrad Med 1976;22:83-87


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Vaidya PR, Motashaw ND. Factors influencing the age of menarche. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1976 [cited 2020 Sep 19 ];22:83-87
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