TABLE 3

Boys’ Self-Assessments of Genital and Pubic Hair Development (Tanner Stages 1–5) Versus Clinical Examination as Gold Standard

Clinical ExaminationSelf-AssessmentTotal N
12345
Genital stage
 1129 (29.5)91 (20.8)1 (0.2)0 (0)0 (0)221
 232 (7.3)62 (14.2)22 (5.0)1 (0.2)0 (0)117
 32 (0.5)19 (4.3)31 (7.1)8 (1.8)0 (0)60
 40 (0)2 (0.5)10 (2.3)15 (3.4)4 (0.9)31
 50 (0)0 (0)1 (0.2)5 (1.1)2 (0.5)8
 Total16317465296437
Pubic hair stage
 1199 (42.4)69 (14.7)2 (0.4)0 (0)0 (0)270
 228 (6.0)69 (14.7)22 (4.7)1 (0.2)0 (0)120
 30 (0)6 (1.3)22 (4.7)13 (2.8)2 (0.4)43
 40 (0)1 (0.2)1 (0.2)12 (2.6)13 (2.8)27
 50 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.2)8 (1.7)9
 Total227145472723469