Table 3 : Linear regression models to examine predictors for perceived current body image, perceived ideal body image, and
body dissatisfaction scores.


Variable Perceived Current image (Adjusted
R2=0.09; F=35.78; df=3; p<0.001)
Perceived ideal image (Adjusted
R2=0.05; F=22.19; df=3; p<0.001)
Body image discrepancy (Adjusted
R2=0.09; F=38.77; df=3; p<0.001)

  ß (95% CI) ß (95% CI) ß (95% CI)

BMI z-score 0.29*** (0.30–0.44) -0.03 (-0.10–0.33) 0.26*** (0.31–0.49)
Age (year) 0.06* (0.002–0.004) -0.08** (-0.07–0.01) 0.11*** (0.04–0.11)
Male 0.03 (-0.08–0.22) 0.23*** (0.39–0.65) -0.14*** (-0.63–0.27)

*p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001; ϮReference is: ϮFemale

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