Table 2

Factors associated to early menarche in 956 girls aged 15 years. Multivariable logistic regression analysis.

Adjusted OR (95%CI)

p-value


Life drunkenness episodes

≥ 2

2.5 (1.3-4.6)

0.006

Sexual initiation

< 15 years

2.8 (1.3-6.0)

0.007

BMI

overweight or obese

7.3 (3.6-14.9)

< 0.001


Abbreviations: FAS = Family Affluence Scale; BMI = Body Mass Index; OR = Odds Ratio; CI = Confidence Interval

All analysis took into account the sampling strategy and controlled for familial environment (family structure, parental employment, FAS).

Gaudineau et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:175   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-175

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