Race Disparities in Pubertal Timing: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among African American Women

Compared to white girls, sexual maturation is accelerated in African American girls as measured by indicators of pubertal development, including age at first menses. Increasing epidemiological evidence suggests that the timing of pubertal development may have strong implications for cardio-metabolic...

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Volume: 36
Main Author: Bleil, Maria E
Booth-LaForce, Cathryn
Benner, Aprile D
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Dordrecht SPRINGER 01.10.2017
Springer Netherlands
published in: Population research and policy review Vol. 36; no. 5; pp. 717 - 738
Editor: King, Rosalind
Bures, Regina
Data of publication: 20171001
ISSN: 0167-5923
EISSN: 1573-7829
Discipline: Economics
Public Health
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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