Human Ecology

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 493–501 | Cite as

Questionability of Secular Trend Data and Factors Influencing Menarcheal Age: A Study in Sardinia (Italy)

  • Emanuele Sanna
  • Alessandra Congiu
  • Nicola Milia
  • Alessia Orrù
  • Carla Maria Calò
  • Maria Enrica Danubio


Body Mass Index Birth Order Secular Trend Italian Region Pubertal Timing 
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The authors thank the women participating in the study and their parents for assisting with the data collection. Research carried out with MURST ex-60 % grant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuele Sanna
    • 1
  • Alessandra Congiu
    • 1
  • Nicola Milia
    • 1
  • Alessia Orrù
    • 1
  • Carla Maria Calò
    • 1
  • Maria Enrica Danubio
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CagliariCagliariItaly
  2. 2.University of L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly

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