Abstract

Among 143 women whose menarcheal age was documented during a longitudinal growth study, recall 39 years after the even gave the following results: menarche was recalled as 0.2 years after earlier than the actual date (p<0.05), the standard deviation of recalled age was 0.3 years larger (p<0.01), and the coefficient of correlation, r, between actual and recalled age was 0.60 +/- s.e. 0.05.

Keywords

menarche, women

Disciplines

Biology | Obstetrics and Gynecology

Comments

Originally published in Human Biology http://wsupress.wayne.edu/journals/humanbio