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TABLE 23. CENTREWISE MEAN HEIGHT (CMS.) OF GIRLS DURING ADOLESCENCE IN RELATION TO EARLIER NUTRITIONAL STATUS (5-7 YEARS)

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
NUT. GRADE <10.5 <11.0 <11.5 <12.0 <12.5 <13.0 <13.5 <14.0 <14.5 <15.0 <15.5 <16.0

URBAN

VELLORE

Normal 137.1 137.6 142.8 146.0 146.3 149.2 152.8 151.5 151.1 155.9 157.1 -
  (8.8) (8.8) (7.1) (7.9) (8.8) (7.4) (8.2) (7.8) (7.6) (2.7) (2.4) -
Gr. I 130.7 133.7 136.9 140.2 142.8 146.0 147.7 150.2 151.9 152.6 152.6 152.1
  (5.1) (5.5) (6.1) (6.3) (6.3) (6.5) (6.4) (5.3) (5.1) (5.0) (5.2) (0.2)
Gr. II & III 125.0 128.1 129.9 132.9 135.9 138.5 141.7 144.2 146.1 147.8 149.1 151.6
  (5.6) (5.9) (6.1) (6.5) (6.4) (6.6) (6.2) (5.8) (5.4) (5.4) (5.6) (3.4)

DELHI

Normal 137.6 138.1 142.1 145.6 148.2 149.6 151.0 153.7 154.3 154.0 155.5 157.2
  (8.0) (4.9) (7.9) (7.7) (7.0) (7.1) (6.0) (6.0) (6.2) (6.2) (6.4) (7.8)
Gr. I 130.6 132.1 135.8 138.0 142.4 144.2 147.5 149.0 150.1 151.7 153.6 154.5
  (6.5) (6.3) (6.8) (6.7) (6.2) (6.9) (6.2) (6.2) (6.0) (5.4) (6.6) (6.5)
Gr. II & III 124.0 127.3 129.9 132.4 135.1 138.5 146.2 144.2 146.3 147.7 149.6 149.8
  (5.9) (5.3) (5.6) (5.4) (6.5) (6.5) (3.6) (5.3) (5.3) (4.7) (4.7) (5.2)

Figures in parentheses are standard deviations.
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