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Table 2 Correlations for HD:SDS, first ejaculation, and menarche with age at attaining other pubertal milestones in boys and girls born 2000–2003, the Puberty Cohort, Denmark

From: Maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index, smoking in pregnancy, and alcohol intake in pregnancy in relation to pubertal timing in the children

  Correlations for HD:SDS Correlations for first ejaculation (boys) and menarche (girls)
Pubertal milestones No.a Estimate 95% CI No. Estimate 95% CI
Boys
 Tanner Genital Stage 2 6175 −0.26 −0.29, − 0.22 7679 0.28 0.24, 0.31
 Tanner Genital Stage 3 6175 − 0.39 − 0.41, − 0.36 7679 0.36 0.32, 0.39
 Tanner Genital Stage 4 6175 −0.44 − 0.46, − 0.41 7679 0.38 0.35, 0.41
 Tanner Genital Stage 5 6175 −0.32 − 0.35, − 0.28 7679 0.28 0.24, 0.31
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 2 6179 −0.30 − 0.33, − 0.27 7679 0.30 0.26, 0.33
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 3 6179 −0.45 − 0.47, − 0.42 7679 0.37 0.34, 0.40
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 4 6179 −0.53 − 0.56, − 0.51 7679 0.41 0.38, 0.44
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 5 6179 −0.44 − 0.47, − 0.41 7679 0.37 0.34, 0.41
 Axillary Hair 6185 −0.39 − 0.42, − 0.36 7679 0.28 0.24, 0.31
 Acne 6185 −0.31 − 0.34, − 0.28 7679 0.28 0.24, 0.31
 Voice Break 6015 −0.34 − 0.37, − 0.31 7485 0.34 0.31, 0.37
 First Ejaculation 6171 −0.20 − 0.24, − 0.17   Ref  
Girls
 Tanner Breast Stage 2 5866 −0.50 −0.54, − 0.47 8111 0.63 0.61, 0.66
 Tanner Breast Stage 3 5866 −0.53 − 0.55, − 0.50 8111 0.71 0.69, 0.72
 Tanner Breast Stage 4 5866 −0.45 −0.48, − 0.42 8111 0.65 0.63, 0.67
 Tanner Breast Stage 5 5866 −0.33 − 0.36, − 0.29 8111 0.46 0.43, 0.48
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 2 5867 −0.49 −0.52, − 0.46 8111 0.61 0.59, 0.64
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 3 5867 −0.48 − 0.50, − 0.45 8111 0.64 0.62, 0.66
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 4 5867 −0.37 − 0.40, − 0.34 8111 0.52 0.50, 0.55
 Tanner Pubic Hair Stage 5 5867 −0.30 − 0.34, − 0.27 8111 0.40 0.37, 0.43
 Axillary Hair 5870 −0.40 − 0.43, − 0.37 8111 0.48 0.45, 0.50
 Acne 5870 −0.30 − 0.33, − 0.27 8111 0.37 0.34, 0.40
 Menarche 5864 −0.53 − 0.55, − 0.51   Ref  
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence interval, HD:SDS Height difference in standard deviations, Ref Reference
  2. aAs some boys and girls gave information on some but not all pubertal milestones, different number of observations were used for each outcome