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TABLE 5. CENTREWISE HEIGHT (CMS.) OF GIRLS DURING ADOLESCENCE

AGE IN YEARS
CENTRE 10.0 10.5 11.0- 11.5- 12.0- 12.5- 13.0- 13.5- 14.0- 14.5- 15.0- 15.5-
<10.5 <11.0 <11.5 <12.0 <12.5 <13.0 <13.5 <14.0 <14.5 <15.0 <15.5 <16.0

RURAL

CHANDIGARH

N 233 321 407 428 478 461 434 377 366 276 210 136
MEAN 126.8 129.8 131.4 134.5 136.7 139.8 141.9 144.6 146.0 147.7 148.6 150.7
SD 6.8 6.8 7.8 8.0 8.2 8.7 8.8 7.9 7.6 8.2 7.1 8.1

HYDERABAD

N 148 238 321 362 391 391 368 341 321 253 158 72
MEAN 129.1 131.2 133.6 136.2 138.5 140.8 143.8 145.7 147.6 149.1 150.0 150.4
SD 5.8 6.9 7.2 7.4 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.4 6.9 6.9 7.5 7.9

JABALPUR

N 149 244 246 308 328 357 327 304 268 206 139 81
MEAN 126.1 128.3 131.5 134.1 137.2 139.1 141.8 144.4 146.7 148.9 151.0 151.9
SD 7.6 7.5 6.8 7.2 7.6 7.4 7.7 6.9 7.4 7.5 6.8 7.5

VARANASI

N 95 184 292 382 425 422 432 397 329 247 146 61
MEAN 124.9 126.9 128.8 131.2 133.0 135.1 137.5 139.5 141.6 142.8 144.2 147.1
SD 6.2 6.4 6.9 7.5 8.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.7 8.9 7.3

VELLORE

N 311 367 483 493 488 493 454 381 280 163 97 14
MEAN 124.8 127.0 129.4 131.6 134.3 136.9 139.9 142.2 144.3 146.6 148.3 148.0
SD 6.4 6.5 7.1 7.3 7.5 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.1 7.0 5.5 4.2

TOTAL

N 936 1354 1749 1973 2110 2124 2015 1800 1564 1145 750 364
MEAN 126.2 128.6 130.8 133.4 135.8 138.3 140.8 143.1 145.2 147.0 148.5 150.2
SD 6.8 7.0 7.4 7.7 8.0 8.3 8.3 8.0 7.8 8.1 7.7 7.8

URBAN

VELLORE

N 282 364 456 471 461 451 421 377 245 176 86 6
MEAN 128.3 131.0 133.6 136.5 139.3 142.0 144.6 146.9 148.2 149.8 150.5 151.7
SD 6.9 6.8 7.5 7.8 7.6 7.7 7.3 6.5 6.1 5.8 5.8 2.8

DELHI

N 223 285 369 430 468 401 424 314 290 222 157 113
MEAN 128.1 130.6 134.5 137.0 140.2 142.2 145.6 147.3 149.0 150.3 152.4 153.1
SD 7.4 7.2 7.9 7.8 7.9 9.8 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.0 6.2 6.7

TOTAL

N 505 649 825 901 929 852 845 691 535 398 243 119
MEAN 128.2 130.8 134.0 136.7 139.8 142.1 145.1 147.1 148.6 150.1 151.7 153.0
SD 7.1 7.0 7.7 7.8 7.7 8.7 7.2 6.7 6.4 5.9 6.2 6.6

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