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Table 3 Estimated heights and pubertal gains in cm

From: Insight into human pubertal growth by applying the QEPS growth model

  N Mean Median SD Max Min
Girls:
Onset of puberty
Height at Tonset, age at minimum height velocity of the T-functiona 1129 136.15 135.87 7.78 160.45 111.52
Height at AgeP1, age at 1% of the P-functionb 1139 133.34 133.34 7.09 155.41 110.94
Height at AgeP5, age at 5% of the P-function 1139 139.47 139.36 6.91 160.72 116.45
Mid puberty
Height at AgeTPHV, PHVc of the T-function 1129 152.37 152.32 6.15 169.62 130.45
Height at P50, age at 50% of the P-function 1139 154.29 154.07 6.25 171.68 131.92
End of puberty
Height at AgeP95, age at 95% of the P-function 1139 165.81 165.77 6.04 181.91 144.26
Height at AgeP99, age at 99% of the P-function 1139 166.98 167.02 6.04 183.09 145.41
Height at Tend, age where the height velocity has decreased to 1 cm/year 1139 166.24 166.24 6.05 182.39 144.65
Adult height (AH) 1139 167.66 167.6 6.06 183.7 146.5
Height gain
 Growth in height between AgeP5 and AgeP95 1139 26.34 26.35 3.81 37.86 12.98
 Growth in height between AgeP1 and AgeP99 1139 33.64 33.57 4.56 47.33 18.62
 Growth in height between Tonset and Tend 1129 30.09 30.14 5.18 45.56 11.79
 Growth in height between Tonset and AH 1129 31.51 31.54 5.34 46.86 12.73
Boys:
Onset of puberty
Height at Tonset, age at minimum height velocity of the T-function 1141 144.60 144.28 7.45 168.17 116.45
Height at AgeP1, age at 1% of the P-function 1141 144.53 144.17 7.03 166.56 117.83
Height at AgeP5, age at 5% of the P-function 1141 149.76 149.36 6.97 170.80 122.56
Mid puberty
Height at AgeTPHV, PHV of the T-function 1141 163.74 163.40 6.54 182.12 138.82
Height at P50, age at 50% of the P-function 1141 165.03 164.67 6.58 183.59 140.06
End of puberty
Height at AgeP95, age at 95% of the P-function 1141 178.75 178.50 6.59 199.06 155.64
Height at AgeP99, age at 99% of the P-function 1141 180.15 179.85 6.62 200.77 157.01
Height at Tend, age where the height velocity has decreased to 1 cm/year 1141 179.62 179.35 6.62 200.29 156.49
Adult height (AH) 1141 180.69 180.4 6.63 201.7 157.3
Height gain
 Growth in height between AgeP5 and AgeP95 1141 29.00 28.97 3.64 40.17 16.68
 Growth in height between AgeP1 and AgeP99 1141 35.62 35.55 4.26 49.39 22.17
 Growth in height between Tonset and Tend 1141 35.02 35.08 4.74 48.61 16.41
 Growth in height between Tonset and AH 1141 36.09 36.10 4.89 51.39 17.16
  1. aTotal height function in cm; T(age) = Q(age) + E(age) + P(age) – S(age), bQuadratic logistic function describing the pubertal growth spurt P(age) in cm. cPeak height velocity