Table 5 : Body dissatisfaction by sex, age and weight status.


  Number (%) perceived
current body image as
too thin (BIDS<0)
Number (%)
satisfied
(BIDS=0)
Number (%) perceived
current body image as
too fat (BIDS>0)

Total 600 (54.1) 270 (24.3) 239 (21.6)

Sex*

Male 254 (48.6) 120 (23.8) 139 (27.6)
Female 355 (58.7) 150 (24.8) 100 (16.5)

AgeϮ

10–14 405 (52.2) 184 (23.7) 187 (24.1)
>14 195 (58.6) 86 (25.8) 52 (15.6)

Body weight statusϮ

Non-overweight/obese 438 (49.8) 240 (27.3) 201 (22.9)
Overweight/obese 162 (70.4) 30 (13.0) 38 (16.5)

2=(1109, 2)=20.84, p<0.001
Ϯχ2=(1109, 2)=9.95, p<0.01
Ϯχ2 =(1109, 2)=32.94, p<0.001

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