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Table 3 Percentage of feel and ideal figures selected by males and females separately and mean BMI, %F, FAI index and FAIFAT index of subjects that chose each silhouette as their feel

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

Silhouette numberFeel, n (%)Ideal, n (%)BMI, Mean ± SD%F, Mean ± SDFAI, Mean ± SDFAIFAT, Mean ± SD
Males
 10 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 22 (0.7)0 (0.0)18.5 ± 0.912.2 ± 1.1− 0.50 ± 0.70− 1.00 ± 0.00
 37 (2.3)2 (0.7)20.9 ± 2.016.4 ± 4.10.14 ± 0.38− 0.14 ± 0.38
 465 (21.7)11 (3.7)21.2 ± 1.615.8 ± 4.00.05 ± 0.21− 0.03 ± 0.35
 591 (30.3)215 (72.1)23.4 ± 1.717.7 ± 3.5− 0.12 ± 0.36− 0.29 ± 0.50
 689 (29.7)68 (22.8)24.5 ± 2.120.9 ± 3.80.63 ± 0.530.25 ± 0.64
 742 (14.0)2 (0.7)27.7 ± 2.524.1 ± 4.60.14 ± 0.61− 0.24 ± 0.73
 84 (1.3)0 (0.0)30.7 ± 4.633.2 ± 6.80.50 ± 0.580.00 ± 0.00
 90 (0.0)0 (0.0)
Females
 10 (0.0)1 (0.5)
 25 (2.8)5 (2.7)18.3 ± 1.119.3 ± 6.2− 0.60 ± 0.55− 0.25 ± 0.50
 310 (5.6)55 (30.2)18.5 ± 1.223.7 ± 4.90.70 ± 0.480.30 ± 0.48
 443 (23.9)76 (41.8)20.5 ± 1.625.9 ± 4.80.16 ± 0.370.02 ± 0.27
 569 (38.3)40 (22.0)22.1 ± 2.028.1 ± 5.20.03 ± 0.24− 0.06 ± 0.51
 636 (20.0)6 (3.3)23.6 ± 1.530.7 ± 3.30.82 ± 0.380.71 ± 0.46
 717 (9.4)0 (0.0)25.6 ± 3.033.4 ± 7.70.33 ± 0.770.00 ± 0.73
 80 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 90 (0.0)0 (0.0)