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TABLE 33. MEAN AGE, WEIGHT AND HEIGHT OF GIRLS AT AT ONSET OF MENARCHE

CENTRE % girls with onset of menarche by AGE(yrs.) WEIGHT(kg.) HEIGHT(cm.)
  12 yrs 13 yrs 14 yrs 15 yrs N Mean S.D. Mean S.D Mean S.D.

RURAL
CHANDIGARH 0.5 8.9 21.4 55.8 1249 13.2 1.0 37.4 5.0 148.9 5.9
HYDERABAD 1.7 14.8 37.8 66.2 237 13.3 1.2 36.3 4.1 148.4 5.7
JABALPUR 1.5 5.2 13.0 28.6 166 14.0 1.1 38.0 5.3 149.0 6.2
VARANASI 2.5 7.8 26.1 53.4 233 13.7 1.0 35.5 4.6 143.8 6.8
VELLORE 1.0 6.5 18.6 41.1 144 13.3 0.9 36.4 4.6 147.1 5.7
URBAN
VEL LORE 5.9 25.6 51.5 70.1 310 13.0 0.9 36.5 5.5 147.3 5.7
DELHI 0.6 2.8 8.1 16.9 51 12.8 1.2 39.0 6.5 149.6 5.4


TABLE 34. MEAN AGE (YRS.) & S.D. AT 5 STAGES OF BREAST DEVELOPMENT IN GIRLS

CENTRE Stage I Stage II Stage III Stage IV Stage V
  N mean S.D. N mean S.D. N mean S.D. N mean S.D. N mean S.D.

RURAL
CHANDIGARH 375 11.8 1.2 365 11.9 1.3 316 12.9 1.1 236 13.7 1.0 80 14.1 1.2
HYDERABAD 276 11.2 0.8 316 11.5 0.7 390 12.3 1.0 382 13.3 0.9 80 14.2 1.1
JABALPUR 323 11.4 1.0 371 11.7 0.9 369 13.0 1.0 302 14.0 1.0 156 14.8 0.9
VARANASI 269 12.1 1.0 360 12.2 1.0 285 13.2 1.1 122 14.1 1.0 22 14.7 0.8
VELLORE 362 12.1 0.9 417 12.3 0.9 343 13.0 0.9 167 13.7 1.0 48 14.1 0.8
URBAN
VELLORE 240 11.8 0.8 325 11.9 0.8 391 12.6 0.9 356 13.3 0.8 237 13.9 0.7
DELHI 350 10.7 1.0 457 11.3 0.9 412 12.5 0.9 404 13.6 1.0 133 14.8 1.1

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