The Association of Overweight and Obesity with Menarche Age in Girls Aged 11-15 Years in Iran; A Cross-sectional Study

Mohammad Safarian; Majid Hajifaraji; Monireh Dahri; Naseh Pahlavani; Elyas Nattagh-Eshtivani; Alireza Farsad Naeimi; Anahita Houshiar Rad

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 41-49

  Introduction: Epidemiologic studies have shown a discrepancy between overweight and puberty processes. This cross-sectional study was aimed to clarify these associations in the Iranian girl population.Methods: A total of 1300 girls aged 11-15 years were randomly selected from Mashhad, in the northeast ...  Read More