Age at menarche and incidence of diabetes: A prospective study of 300,000 women in China
Previous studies of mostly Western populations have reported inconsistent associations between age at menarche and risk of diabetes. We examined such associations among Chinese adult women who tend to have later menarche age than women in the West.
The nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 302,632 women aged 30-79 (mean 50) years from 10 diverse localities across China in 2004-8 and recorded 5,391 incident cases of diabetes during ~7 ye...Expand abstract
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