Variable Description

Name
pub155
Label
c - development stage of childs pubic hair
Dataset
Value Label Frequency % of valid % of all
-9999 Consent withdrawn 0
0.00%
-11 Child is female 3,301
0.00%
-9 Error check 0
0.00%
-8 Text response 0
0.00%
-7 Missing due to printing error 0
0.00%
-1 Missing 245
0.00%
1 no hair 2,483
92.34%
0.00%
2 little soft, long, light coloured hair at base of penis 200
7.44%
0.00%
3 darker, curlier hair covering bigger area 6
0.22%
0.00%
4 dark and curly as mans but none on legs 0
0.00%
0.00%
5 dark and curly as mans and spread out to legs 0
0.00%
0.00%
6 not sure 17
0.00%
Valid Invalid Min Max Mean
2689 3563 1 3 1.08

Representation

Source Questions

PhysDev iii

15 questions before...
Please look at each of the drawings. It is also important to read the descriptions.

Put a tick in the box that is closest to the amount of pubic hair that your son has.

1
There is no hair at all
2
There is a little soft, long, lightly coloured hair at the base of the penis. It may be straight or a little curly
3
The hair is darker and more curled. It has spread out and thinly covers a bigger area
4
The hair is as dark and curly as that of a man, but it hasn't spread out to the legs
5
The hair is like that of a man. It has spread out to the legs
6
Not sure

Sometimes boys are born with something not quite right with their penis or scrotum. Please read the descriptions below and tick all that apply.

1
There was nothing wrong
2
The testes were not in the scrotum (known as undescended testes)
3
The hole in the penis was in the wrong place (known as hypospadias)
4
Something else (Please tick and describe)
Other
12 questions after...
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  • ALSPAC Growing and Changing 1 Dataset - pub155
    c - development stage of childs pubic hair
    • Put a tick in the box that is closest to the amount of pubic hair that your son has.