Accuracy of pubertal tanner staging self-reporting

Jean Claude Desmangles, Joan M. Lappe, Gina Lipaczewski, Gleb Haynatzki

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Objectives: Previous studies examining the reliability of self-reported Tanner stages have given conflicting results. We report on the reliability of self-reported Tanner stages in lean healthy children. Methods: Self-reported Tanner staging of 240 children (130 girls, 110 boys) were compared to the ratings of a pediatric endocrinologist who was unaware of the children's self-assessments. The correlation between the two approaches was analyzed using kappa statistics. Results: 40% (kappa coefficient = 0.49, p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-221
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume19
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2006

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  • Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Desmangles, J. C., Lappe, J. M., Lipaczewski, G., & Haynatzki, G. (2006). Accuracy of pubertal tanner staging self-reporting. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 19(3), 213-221.

Accuracy of pubertal tanner staging self-reporting. / Desmangles, Jean Claude; Lappe, Joan M.; Lipaczewski, Gina; Haynatzki, Gleb.

In: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol. 19, No. 3, 03.2006, p. 213-221.

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Desmangles, JC, Lappe, JM, Lipaczewski, G & Haynatzki, G 2006, 'Accuracy of pubertal tanner staging self-reporting', Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 213-221.
Desmangles, Jean Claude ; Lappe, Joan M. ; Lipaczewski, Gina ; Haynatzki, Gleb. / Accuracy of pubertal tanner staging self-reporting. In: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2006 ; Vol. 19, No. 3. pp. 213-221.
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