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Table 3 Frequencies of participants’ reports of body size; aggregated over years and showing odds ratios (OR) for grade levels within regions

From: Trends in body image of adolescent females in metropolitan and non-metropolitan regions: a longitudinal study

Region Grade level at recruitment ‘Too fat’ ‘About right’ Odds OR 95 % CIs
n % n %
Metropolitan 7 284 36.3 498 63.7 0.57 0.73 0.555–0.956
11 130 43.9 166 56.1 0.78   
Non-metropolitan 7 126 47.4 140 52.6 0.90 1.61 1.098–2.366
11 67 35.8 120 64.2 0.56