Contribution of Fast Food Consumption on Incidence Early Puberty Among Adolescent Girls

Azrimaidaliza, Azrimaidaliza and Rita, Rauza Sukma and Nia, Fitri (2019) Contribution of Fast Food Consumption on Incidence Early Puberty Among Adolescent Girls. In: ICOMHER 2021, 13-14 November 2018, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia.

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The age at menarche is varied among adolescent girls. Early puberty is at increased risk of a physical and psychosocial problem. The objective of the study was to determine the association of fast food consumption with early puberty among adolescent girls.A cross-sectional design was used to conduct the study with total samples of 159 adolescents girls. Primary data were obtained by interviews using the standardized questionnaires. Statistical analysis was described by univariate and bivariate analysis. The incidence of early puberty was 23,3% with the average of age at menarche was 12,6±0,70 years old. There was a significant association of age at menarche with protein intake (p-value=0,0001), fat intake (p-value=0,0001) and fast food frequency (p=0,0001). Adolescents girl who consumed fat and protein from fast food more than 30% and had a frequency of fast food more than 8 times a week with 3-4 types of fast food might be at risk to increase of early puberty. The age at menarche is associated with protein and fat of fast food consumption, besides the role of frequency of fast food. Balanced diet was needed to maintain adolescent girls health

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: adolescents girls fast food consumption frequency age at menarche
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2021 10:54
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2021 10:54

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