A cross-sectional study of skeletal, dental, physical growth and sexual maturity of 12-year-old Southern Chinese girls in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
A cross-sectional study of skeletal, dental, physical growth and sexual maturity of 12-year-old Southern Chinese girls in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Yen, Peter Kai Jen   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr So Lisa Lai Ying   (Co-Investigator)
Start Date
1986-10-01
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1986/1987
Status
Completed
Objectives
To establish a standard hand and wrist radiographic film of the 12-year-old Southern Chinese girls in Hong Kong; from which the characteristic features of each hand and wrist bone are studied; to construct a pattern of dental eruption and root development for the permanent teeth and to obtain norms for stature and body weight of the 12-year-old Southern Chinese girls in Hong Kong; to study the sexual maturation status with respect of menarche, first appearance of pubic and axillary hair, breast development of the 12-year-old Southern Chinese girls in Hong Kong; to investigate the relationship of skeletal age, dental development, stature and body weight, sexual maturity of the 12-year-old Southern Chinese girls in Hong Kong.