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Table 3 The relationship between perceived and actual weight status

From: The association of self-esteem, depression and body satisfaction with obesity among Turkish adolescents

  Perceived weight status
Actual weight status Thin (%) Normal weight (%) Fat (%)
Boys    
   Non-overweight 173 (18.6) 728 (78.3) 29 (3.1)
   Overweight 1 (0.9) 63 (58.3) 44 (40.7)
   Obese 0 (0.0) 4 (33.3) 8 (66.7)
Girls    
   Non-overweight 133 (13.9) 659 (68.8) 166 (17.3)
   Overweight 0 (0.0) 18 (22.2) 63 (77.8)
   Obese 0 (0.0) 2 (16.7) 10 (83.3)