Thirdly, by repeating the growth study after every 10-15 years secular trends
can be made clear.
With the length of the leg bones being the best indicator of a person's height , the increase in the length of femur and tibia allowed the estimation of the increase in height and secular trend
for the investigated period.
Positive secular trends
in body dimensions and growth rate have been apparent all over the world in both genders during the last century (1).
Serge Amselm, Jean-Claude Carel, Nicola De Roux, Tarik Issad, Stefania MacCarri, Vincent Prevot, and Charles Susanne, "Growth and Puberty: Secular Trends
, Environmental and Genetic Factors, a Collective Expert Report," Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale (Paris: National Natural History Museum, 2007).
Minnesota clinicians also demonstrated improvement in some of these factors, but the magnitude of improvement was consistently greater among Wisconsin clinicians, and the improvements in several of these factors in Wisconsin remained significant even after the secular trend
in Minnesota was accounted for.
We also evaluated the impact of possible secular trends
by systematically altering the proportion of change in each component of care attributable to baseline secular trends
The topics include the secular trend
of timing of puberty, the adrenal function of low-birthweight children, the molecular genetics of isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and Kallmann syndrome, gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue treatment for precocious puberty, polycycstic ovary syndrome in adolescence, and present and future options for preserving fertility in female adolescents with cancer.
Here, we evaluate whether this background antimicrobial use may be responsible for the downward secular trend
in the prevalence of trachoma.
He said: "The outlook for worldwide growth is improving, the secular trend
towards lower inflation and lower interest rates remains in place, and Japan is the key swing factor in the global outlook.
In none of the cites was there a secular trend
in birth weights.
The procedure first isolates cyclical movements and then estimates the remaining secular trend
Moreover, there is a secular trend
of portfolio managers allocating more money to emerging market equities.