Recent decline in age at breast development: the Copenhagen Puberty Study

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Lise Aksglaede, Kaspar Sørensen, Jørgen H Petersen, Niels E Skakkebaek, Anders Juul

Recent publications showing unexpectedly early breast development in American girls created debate worldwide. However, secular trend analyses are often limited by poor data comparability among studies performed by different researchers in different time periods and populations. Here we present new European data systematically collected from the same region and by 1 research group at the beginning and end of the recent 15-year period.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPediatrics
Volume123
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)e932-9
ISSN0031-4005
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ID: 48484829