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TABLE 31. PERCENTAGE OF GIRLS WITH PUBIC HAIR BY AGE AND MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT AT APPEARANCE.

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
CHANDI GARH 49.5 68.8 82.0 92.2 11.9 1.3 28.2 4.9 138.0 7.8
HYDERABAD 32.0 69.1 97.7 100.0 12.4 0.9 29.2 3.9 140.0 6.3
JABAL PUR 29.9 56.0 87.1 96.6 12.7 1.0 29.9 4.7 140.4 7.2
VARANASI 4.9 22.5 52.1 78.2 13.5 1.0 33.3 4.4 143.1 5.7
VELLORE 39.8 77.1 95.5 99.4 12.2 0.8 26.3 4.1 134.3 6.6
URBAN
VELLORE 41.2 84.3 97.9 100.0 12.1 0.8 29.0 5.0 138.7 7.0
DELHI 24.0 54.5 83.7 99.1 12.7 1.0 32.3 6.1 143.3 8.1


TABLE 32. PERCENTAGE OF GIRLS WITH AXILLARY HAIR BY AGE AND MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT AT APPEARANCE.

CENTRE % children with axilliary 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 22.2 48.5 71.0 89.0 12.9 1.3 31.3 5.2 142.7 7.2
HYDERABAD 13.3 40.7 78.9 98.0 13.1 1.1 31.9 4.0 143.7 6.2
JABAL PUR 17.9 32.5 65.0 '85.4 13.1 1.2 32.5 4.9 143.6 6.8
VARANASI 8.2 24.9 49.8 77.6 13.4 1.1 33.2 4.3 143.0 5.7
VEL LORE 7.5 24.5 49.6 74.8 13.3 1.0 32.1 5.1 142.8 7.2
URBAN
VELLORE 9.8 30.8 61.4 83.5 13.2 1.0 35.6 5.5 146.5 5.9
DELHI 15.1 40.8 71.8 97.8 13.2 1.0 33.8 6.3 145.2 7.9

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