Table 2 : Distribution of current body image and ideal body image by sex.

Figure rating scale

Number (%) choosing score
for "ideal body image"
Number (%) choosing score
for "current body  image"
Girls Boys Girls Boys
1 (Thinnest) 53 (8.8) 10 (2.0) 12 (2.0) 9 (1.8)
2 112 (18.5) 59 (11.7) 58 (9.6) 44 (8.7)
3 243 (40.2) 179 (35.5) 162 (26.8) 126 (25.0)
4 141 (23.3) 167 (33.1) 179 (29.6) 153 (30.4)
5 52 (8.6) 63 (12.5) 133 (22.0) 116 (23.0)
6 0 (0) 20 (4.0) 48 (7.9) 42 (8.3)
7 2 (0.3) 6 (1.2) 9 (1.5) 10 (2.0)
8 1 (0.2) 0 (0) 1 (0.2) 2 (0.4)
9 (Fattest) 1 (0.2) 0 (0) 3 (0.5) 2 (0.4)

Hatami et al.Global Epidemic Obesity  2018 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2052-5966-3-1