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Table 4 Current and future heights as perceived by adolescents and their parents on the Silhouette Apperception Technique

From: Motives for choosing growth-enhancing hormone treatment in adolescents with idiopathic short stature: a questionnaire and structured interview study

Treatment group (n = 19) Current height (%) Future height (%)
Percentile Adolescents Parents Adolescents Parents
   3rd 52.6 88.9 5.3 0.0
   25th 36.8 5.6 15.8 38.9
   50th 5.3 5.6 26.3 38.9
   75th 0.0 0.0 42.1 11.1
   97th 5.3 0.0 10.5 11.1
Control group (n = 19) Current height (%) Future height (%)
Percentile Adolescents Parents Adolescents Parents
   3rd 47.4 77.8 15.8 50.0
   25th 47.4 16.7 26.3 22.2
   50th 5.3 5.6 15.8 11.1
   75th 0.0 0.0 42.1 16.7
   97th 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0