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Table 4 Body image perception inconsistency by sex and fat-status categories

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

Fat categoriesFAIFAT < 0
Underestimation, n (%)
FAIFAT = 0
Correct perception, n (%)
FAIFAT > 0
Overestimation, n (%)
Males
 Underfat0 (0.0)0 (0.0)3 (100)
 Normal fat2 (1.6)124 (97.6)1 (0.8)
 Overfat26 (28.9)64 (71.1)0 (0.0)
 Very overfat29 (90.6)3 (9.4)0 (0.0)
Total57 (22.6)191 (75.8)4 (1.6)
Females
 Underfat0 (0.0)3 (20.0)12 (80.0)
 Normal fat1 (0.8)92 (75.4)29 (23.8)
 Overfat12 (42.9)16 (57.1)0 (0.0)
 Very overfat4 (66.7)2 (33.3)0 (0.0)
Total17 (9.9)113 (66.1)41 (24.0)