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Table 1 Weighted prevalence of weight category, weight dissatisfaction, and disordered eating in Swiss women and men

From: Gender differences in disordered eating and weight dissatisfaction in Swiss adults: Which factors matter?

  Women % Men %
Weight category   
 Underweight (BMI < 18.5) 5.6 0.8
 Normal weight (BMI 18.5 - <25) 64.6 50.7
 Overweight (BMI 25 - <30) 21.7 39.5
 Obese (BMI > =30) 8.1 9.0
 Total 100.00 100.00
Weight dissatisfaction   
 Very satisfied 30.8 38.3
 Quite satisfied 31.9 32.2
 Not quite satisfied 27.7 24.9
 Not satisfied at all 9.7 4.6
 Total 100.00 100.00
Wish to change weight*   
 Want to change weight 55.7 50.1
 Do not want to change weight 44.3 49.7
 Total 100.00 100.00
 Want to gain weight 6.9 17.7
 Want to lose weight 93.1 82.3
 Total 100 100
Disordered eating   
 Dieting in the last 12 months 11.2 6.9
 Dieting to lose weight** 54.26 40.59
 Irregular eating* 19.2 20.0
 Binge eating (every day – 1 to  several times per week)* 5.3 5.8
 Self-induced vomiting (every day –  1 to several times per week)* 0.3 0.2
  1. *These questions were only asked of participants under 50 years of age; ** of those that reported dieting.