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Table 2 Body satisfaction

From: Long-term psychiatric inpatients’ perspectives on weight gain, body satisfaction, diet and physical activity: a mixed methods study

Item Positive response (some-all of the time) n (%), n = 42 Male n (%)
n = 31
Female n (%)
n = 11
Significant difference between male and female
Are you worried about your body shape or your appearance? 26 (62) 20 (65) 6 (55) ns
Do you think your body shape is worse than other people’s: do you compare yourself negatively to others’ body shape? 21 (50) 15 (48) 6 (55) ns
Do you become self-conscious and worried about your body shape when around other people? 26 (62) 19 (61) 7 (64) ns