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Table 1 Comparison of foci of concern among male and female subjects

From: Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Gender differences and prevalence in a Pakistani medical student population

BODY FOCI OF CONCERN* TOTAL (n = 156) MALES (n = 67) FEMALES (n = 89) p-value§
  Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)  
Body weight 60 (38.5%) 22 (32.8%) 38 (42.7%) 0.210
Fat 49 (31.4) 13 (19.4%) 36 (40.4%) 0.005
Thin 11 (7.1%) 9 (13.4%) 2 (2.2%) 0.010
Head hair 38 (24.4%) 23 (34.3%) 15 (16.9%) 0.012
Skin 32 (20.5%) 10 (14.9%) 22 (24.7%) 0.134
Nose 23 (14.7%) 10 (14.9%) 13 (14.6%) 0.956
Teeth 23 (14.7%) 7 (10.4%) 16 (18%) 0.189
Being short 7 (4.5%) 4 (6%) 3 (3.4%) 0.464
Other** 23 (14.7%) 9 (13.4%) 14 (15.7%) --
  1. * These foci have multiple responses and percentages in columns will not add up to 100%.
  2. ** Other foci of concern included eyes, ears, thighs, buttocks, genitalia, body hair, etc but none of these foci reached 4% of total independently.
  3. § Chi-square test was applied here to find significant differences in foci of concern among male and female subjects.