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TABLE 24. PERCENTAGE OF BOYS WITH PUBIC HAIR BY AGE AND MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT AT APPREARANCE.

CENTRE  % children with pubic hair by

AGE (yrs.)

WEIGHT (kg.) HEIGHT (cm.)
12 yrs 13 yrs 14 yrs 15 yrs Mean S.D. Mean S.D. Mean S.D.
RURAL
CHANDIGARH 63.2 83.2 96.0 99.5 11.8 1.2 27.2 4.6 136.6 7.5
HYDERABAD 6.9 30.7 68.6 91.6 13.4 1.0 30.1 3.9 142.9 8.3
JABALPUR 25.9 48.7 78.7 92.0 12.8 1.3 29.3 5.0 140.6 8.2
VARANASI 8.4 18.4 41.1 64.4 13.3 1.1 32.9 4.7 144.4 6.9
VELLORE 5.5 15.2 35.7 64.3 13.3 1.1 30.8 3.9 143.0 6.4
URBAN
VELLORE 17.8 61.7 91.0 99.4 12.8 0.8 29.1 5.4 140.0 8.6
DELHI 22.4 54.7 87.8 99.6 12.8 1.0 30.9 5.8 142.9 8.3


TABLE 25. PERCENTAGE OF BOYS WITH FACIAL HAIR BY AGE AND MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT AT APPEARANCE.

CENTRE % children with facial hair by AGE(yrs) WEIGHT(kg.) HEIGHT(cm.)
  12 yrs 13 yrs 14 yrs 15 yrs Mean S.D. Mean S.D. Mean S.D.
RURAL
CHANDIGARH 30.5 63.3 90.3 99.0 12.6 1.1 29.5 5.6 140.8 8.5
HYDERABAD 1.4 4.3 14.6 39.2 14.3 1.0 36.9 5.0 153.0 7.1
JABALPUR 5.9 18.1 44.6 74.0 13.8 1.2 33.3 5.9 146.9 9.1
VARANASI 20.0 31.2 42.2 57.3 12.7 1.4 31.3 5.3 141.7 8.4
VELLORE - 0.8 3.9 9.7 13.9 0.8 38.7 5.9 154.4 8.2
URBAN
VELLORE 0.4 1.6 6.6 24.5 14.3 0.9 41.6 6.7 157.9 8.7
DELHI 0.7 '2.8 10.9 30.4 14.4 1.2 41.3 6.7 157.5 8.1

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