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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics, body image perception, weight-status and fat-status by sex

From: Body image perception and body composition: assessment of perception inconsistency by a new index

TraitsMales, n = 303Females, n = 184p
Stature (cm)178.3 ± 6.9163.7 ± 6.2< 0.0001a
Weight (kg)75.6 ± 10.459.5 ± 8.3< 0.0001a
BMI (kg/m2)23.8 ± 2.822.2 ± 2.8< 0.0001a
FFM (kg)60.7 ± 6.641.5 ± 5.5< 0.0001a
FM (kg)14.8 ± 5.617.2 ± 5.0< 0.0001a
F %19.1 ± 4.928.7 ± 5.3< 0.0001a
Feel figure5.3 ± 1.15.0 ± 1.20.0030b
Ideal figure5.2 ± 0.53.9 ± 0.9< 0.0001b
FID0.13 ± 1.071.09 ± 0.98< 0.0001b
FAI0.19 ± 0.540.25 ± 0.550.3226b
FAIFAT− 0.06 ± 0.600.15 ± 0.580.0004b
Weight statusn (%)n (%)< 0.0001c
 Underweight5 (1.7%)16 (8.9%) 
 Normal weight221 (73.7%)145 (80.6%)
 Overweight64 (21.3%)15 (8.3%)
 Obese10 (3.3%)4 (2.2%)
Fat statusn (%)n (%)< 0.0001c
 Underfat3 (1.0%)15 (8.8%) 
 Normal fat167 (57.4%)122 (71.8%)
 Overfat89 (30.6%)28 (16.5%)
 Very overfat32 (11.0%)5 (2.9%)
  1. aStudent's t-test
  2. bKruskal–Wallis non-parametric test
  3. cChi-Squared test