Table 3

Odds ratios (SE) from regression models for physical appearance dissatisfaction (n=202)
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Pictorial discrepancy Think of your body size Like the way you look
Variable ORa SE p-value ORa SE p-value ORb SE p-value
desire to be smaller vs. ok too big vs. just right no vs. yes
Normal weightc Ref. Ref. Ref.
Overweightc 4.26 (2.11) 0.00 7.72 (6.34) 0.01 2.45 (1.25) 0.08
Obesec 19.82 (10.70) 0.00 30.61 (24.27) 0.00 7.79 (3.64) 0.00
Boy Ref. Ref. Ref.
Girl 4.25 (1.76) 0.00 1.88 (0.72) 0.10 2.32 (0.80) 0.02
Age (years) 1.29 (0.26) 0.21 2.26 (0.47) 0.00 1.84 (0.33) 0.00
desire to be bigger vs. ok too small vs. just right n/a
Normal weightc Ref. Ref.
Overweightc 0.31 (0.19) 0.06 0.20 (0.12) 0.01
Obesec 0.10 (0.11) 0.04 0.09 (0.07) 0.00
Boy Ref. Ref.
Girl 1.54 (0.84) 0.43 0.46 (0.24) 0.14
Age (years) 0.42 (0.13) 0.00 0.66 (0.18) 0.13

a Odds ratios (OR) from multinomial logistic regression models (see Methods).

b Odds ratios (OR) from logistic regression models (see Methods).

c Weight status categories (normal weight, overweight, and obese) according to the World Health Organization age- and gender-specific reference values [20].

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Willows et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:118   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-118

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