Age at menarche in Greek girls

Authors: Papadimitriou, A.; Gousia, E.; Pitaouli, E.; Tapaki, G.; Philippidis, P.

Source: Annals of Human Biology, Volume 26, Number 2, 1 March 1999 , pp. 175-177(3)

Publisher: Informa Healthcare

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This study reports menarcheal age in 1134 contemporary Greek girls and the duration of their menstrual cycle. Comparison with a similar study performed 15 years ago shows that in Greek girls there is still a secular trend, although a small one, towards earlier menarcheal age.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: March 1, 1999

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