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Childhood family disruption and adult height: is there a mediating role of puberty?

Sheppard P, Garcia JR, Sear R - Evol Med Public Health (2015)

Bottom Line: Later puberty was associated with shorter adult height.WOMEN: the father's death during early childhood was associated with earlier puberty, which was in turn associated with shorter adult stature.Early childhood familial disruption is associated with shorter height for men, and is partially mediated by later puberty.

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Affiliation: Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HE, UK; The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA; paula.sheppard@lshtm.ac.uk.

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Schematic representation of the relationship between early childhood family stress, puberty and adult height, for women. Negative correlations are denoted by dashed lines. This model is adjusted for SES and number of siblings
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eov028-F4: Schematic representation of the relationship between early childhood family stress, puberty and adult height, for women. Negative correlations are denoted by dashed lines. This model is adjusted for SES and number of siblings


Childhood family disruption and adult height: is there a mediating role of puberty?

Sheppard P, Garcia JR, Sear R - Evol Med Public Health (2015)

Schematic representation of the relationship between early childhood family stress, puberty and adult height, for women. Negative correlations are denoted by dashed lines. This model is adjusted for SES and number of siblings
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eov028-F4: Schematic representation of the relationship between early childhood family stress, puberty and adult height, for women. Negative correlations are denoted by dashed lines. This model is adjusted for SES and number of siblings
Bottom Line: Later puberty was associated with shorter adult height.WOMEN: the father's death during early childhood was associated with earlier puberty, which was in turn associated with shorter adult stature.Early childhood familial disruption is associated with shorter height for men, and is partially mediated by later puberty.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HE, UK; The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA; paula.sheppard@lshtm.ac.uk.

No MeSH data available.