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dc.contributor.authorRatzarski, M.
dc.contributor.authorRao, U.K.G.
dc.contributor.authorBrady, K.
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-25T18:16:58Z
dc.date.available2019-01-25T18:16:58Z
dc.date.issued1980-06
dc.identifier.citationRatzarski, M., Rao, U.K.G. and Brady, K. (1980). Puberty in Zambian Children. Medical journal of Zambia. Vol. 14 (4)en
dc.identifier.urihttp://dspace.unza.zm/handle/123456789/5688
dc.descriptionPuberty process.en
dc.description.abstractA cross sectional study of 2,638 Zambian school children 1,220 boys and 1,418 girls has been done in Lusaka to study the puberty process. Pubic and axillary hair, breast development and menarche were studied. Pubic hair appeared for the first time in the group of 9 year-old girls and 10 year old boys. Axillary hair appeared at about the same time. Stage two of the breast bud appeared for the first time in the group of 9 year-old girls. The earliest case of occurrence of menarche was in a girl of 9.4 years. The mean age at menarche in Zambian school girls was 13.7.en
dc.description.sponsorshipOffice of Global AIDS/US Department of State.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMedical journal of zambiaen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVol. 14 no. 4;
dc.subjectPuberty, Precocious--Zambiaen
dc.subjectSexual Maturation--Zambiaen
dc.subjectPuberty--Zambiaen
dc.titlePuberty in Zambian Childrenen
dc.typeArticleen


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