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TABLE 26. PERCENTAGE OF BOYS WITH AXILLARY HAIR BY AGE AND MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT AT APPEARANCE.

CENTRE % children with axillary 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 5.7 21.4 49.8 73.5 13.8 1.2 34.5 6.4 148.3 9.3
HYDERABAD  1.4 3.1 14.3 38.0 14.3 1.0 36.8 4.9 153.0 7.1
JABALPUR 4.7 9.9 30.1 62.0 14.1 1.2 34.9 5.7 149.1 8.6
VARANASI 10.3 16.2 32.6 54.4 13.3 1.3 33.6 5.2 145.7 7.5
VELLORE 0.2 1.9 6.1 15.6 13.8 0.9 37.0 6.8 151.5 10.6
URBAN
VELLORE 0.4 1.6 11.9 32.7 14.2 0.9 40.3 6.2 156.3 7.9
DELHI 11.3 30.5 67.4 92.8 13.3 1.0 33.4 6.3 146.5 8.6

TABLE 27.PERCENTAGE OF BOYS WITH CHANGE OF VOICE BY AGE AND MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT AT APPEARANCE.

CENTRE % children with change of voice 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 4.0 19.0 41.5 80.0 13.8 1.2 34.0 6.5 148.0 10.0
HYDERABAD 1. 1 4.0 15.5 32.5 13.9 1.0 36.9 5.0 152.9 6.8
JABALPUR 2.3 7.9 24.4 56.0 14.2 1.1 35.9 6.0 150.4 8.3
VARANASI 15.6 18.2 26.6 40.6 13.1 1.8 32.7 6.1 143.7 9.1
VELLORE 0.2 0.4 5.9 14.3 13.8 0.9 38.2 5.5 152.8 7.6
URBAN
VELLORE 0.6 2.3 13.3 32.7 14.1 0.9 39.8 5.7 156.3 8.2
DELHI 2.4 11.2 26.1 52.5 13.8 1.3 37.7 7.1 152.4 8.7

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