Table 1

 Demographic details

Prepubescent groupPubescent group
CF (n = 70)Matched controls (n = 70)*CF (n = 78)†Matched controls (n = 78)
There were no statistical differences between controls and subjects.
*38 girls, 32 boys.
†37 girls, 41 boys. Girls who have reached menarche in the onset of puberty group: CF, n = 31; controls, n = 31.
‡Tanner stage.16
Age (years)10.9 (0.9)11.0 (0.8)14.3 (1.4)14.2 (1.3)
Weight (kg)35.9 (3.9)36.2 (3.3)55.1 (6.5)57.5 (6.7)
Height (cm)142 (4.6)143 (4.1)162 (7.9)163 (8.5)
Breast‡ (females only)0.8 (0.2)0.7 (0.3)3.9 (0.4)4.0 (0.3)
Genital‡ (males only)0.7 (0.2)0.8 (0.2)3.8 (0.4)3.8 (0.3)
Pubic hair‡ (both genders)0.6 (0.3)0.7 (0.3)3.8 (0.3)3.9 (0.3)