Stage/Gender

E

F

G

H

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

French-Canadian (Demirjian et al.  [34])

15,40

15,40

17,30

16,95

19,50

18,40

20,70

19,20

-1,05a

-0,25a

-0,60a

0,29a

0,21a

0,06a

0,46a

-0,93a

American (Mincer et al. [13])

16,9 (1,7)

17,3 (2,5)

17,7 (1,8)

17,5 (2,1)

19,1 (1,9)

18,3 (1,9)

20,9 (2,0)

20,5 (1,9)

0,45a

1,65a

-0,20a

0,84a

-0,19a

-0,04a

0,66a

0,37a

Hispanic Americans (Solari & Abramovitch [9])

16,1 (1,4)

15,8 (1,2)

17,3 (2,6)

16,3 (1,3)

18,5 (2,1)

17,1 (1,7)

21,7 (1,8)

20,6 (2,3)

-0,35a

0,15a

-0,60a

-0,36a

-0,79a

-1,24a

1,46a

0,47a

German (Olze et al.[2])

17,2 (2,4)

16,7 (2,1)

19,0 (2,5)

18,2 (2,1)

21,6 (2,1)

21,2 (1,9)

22,9 (1,7)

22,5 (1,7)

0,75a

1,05a

1,10a

1,54a

2,31a

2,86a

2,66a

2,37a

Japonese (Olze et al. [2])

18,2 (2,3)

18,6 (2,9)

20,3 (1,9)

19,8 (2,2)

21,5 (1,8)

21,8 (2,1)

22,1 (1,8)

22,5 (1,8)

1,75a

2,95a

2,4a

3,14a

2,21a

3,46a

1,86a

2,37a

South African (Olze et al. [2])

15,9 (2,3)

15,2 (2,4)

17,4 (2,5)

18,7 (2,3)

19,8 (2,3)

20,8 (2,2)

22,4 (1,9)

22,6 (1,9)

-0,55a

-0,45a

-0,50a

2,48a

0,51a

2,46a

2,16a

2,47a

Spanish (Prieto et al. [8])

15,99 (1,42)

15,22 (1,03)

16,83 (1,56)

16,43 (1,34)

18,41 (1,43)

17,92 (1,50)

19,66 (0,97)

19,74 (1,08)

-0,46a

-0,43a

-1,07a

-0,23a

-0,88a

-0,42a

-0,58a

-0,39a

Portuguese (Our study, 2010)

16,45 (1,43)

15,65 (1,35)

17,90 (1,30)

16,66 (1,25)

19,29 (1,28)

18,34 (1,43)

20,24 (1,24)

20,13 (1,36)

Table 10: Mean age (standard deviation), in years, in different populations, based on Demirjian method (adapted from Prieto et al, 2005). a – Difference (in years) comparing to our study with Portuguese population.