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Table 3 Percentage distribution of concordant versus discordant weight perception (unit: %)

From: Prevalence and sociodemographic trends of weight misperception in Korean adolescents

Classification Total Male Female
  Weight perception χ2( p) Weight perception χ2( p) Weight perception χ2( p)
  Concordant Discordant   Concordant Discordant   Concordant Discordant  
Gender          
 Male 48.9 51.1 97.811 - -   - -  
 Female 52.5 47.5 (<0.001) - -   - -  
School          
 Middle 51.4 48.6 14.519 49.3 50.7 3.284 53.5 46.5 14.434
 High 50.0 50.0 (<0.001) 48.4 51.6 (0.070) 51.5 48.5 (<0.001)
Region          
 Rural 51.0 49.0 2.021 48.4 51.6 8.091 53.8 46.2 4.232
 City 50.4 49.6 (0.364) 48.1 51.9 (0.018) 52.6 47.4 (0.121)
 Metro city 50.9 49.1   49.7 50.3   52.1 47.9  
Living with family          
 Yes 50.7 49.3 0.310 48.9 51.1 0.783 52.5 47.5 0.050
 No 50.2 49.8 (0.578) 47.9 52.1 (0.390) 52.8 47.2 (0.823)
SES (Socioeconomic status)          
 High 50.4 49.6 52.495 49.4 50.6 14.010 51.8 48.2 45.367
 Middle 51.9 48.1 (<0.001) 49.4 50.6 (<0.001) 54.1 45.9 (<0.001)
 Low 48.5 51.5   47.0 53.0   49.9 50.1  
BMI-based weight status          
 Underweight 90.3 9.7 12753.171 92.5 7.5 7313.878 88.3 11.7 5555.263
 Normal 40.8 59.2 (<0.001) 38.0 62.0 (<0.001) 43.6 56.4 (<0.001)
 Overweight/obese 95.7 4.3   94.9 5.1   96.5 3.5  
Total 50.7 49.3   48.9 51.1   52.5 47.5  
  1. Concordant, discordant (overweight, underweight).
  2. Tested by chi-square analysis.