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Hispanic girls are most likely to reach menarche before the age of 11 years, 76 per cent more likely than White girls. Black girls were 55 per cent more likely, while Asian girls were 65 per cent more likely than White girls to reach menarche after 14 years of age.

However, all of these trends were related to girls' bodyweight, with Black and Hispanic girls having a higher rate of teenage obesity than White or Asian girls. Over 40 per cent of the girls who reached menarche before 11 years were overweight, compared to 25 per cent of those with later menarche.

We can say that there is a correlation between early obesity and early menarche but cannot yet say the link is causative. In view of concern that puberty is beginning earlier, the possibility deserves more detailed examination. Both earlier puberty and obesity are especially prominent in the Hispanic and Black populations.

Source: Adair LS et al: Maturational timing and overweight prevalence in US adolescent girls. Am J Public Health 2001;91:642-644.

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