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Table 2 Distribution of weight status by gender

From: Relationship between body image and weight status in east Asian countries: comparison between South Korea and Taiwan

  South Korea Taiwan
Male Female Total Male Female Total
Underweight 20 92 112 37 84 121
(2.7%) (11.3%) (7.2%) (3.5%) (8.1%) (5.8%)
Normal 309 466 775 367 500 867
(41.6%) (57.3%) (49.8%) (34.6%) (48.4%) (41.4%)
Overweight 198 116 314 238 174 412
(26.7%) (14.3%) (20.2%) (22.2%) (16.8%) (19. 7%)
Obese 194 125 319 362 220 582
(26.2%) (15.4%) (20.5%) (34.1%) (21.3%) (27.8%)
Severely obese 21 15 36 57 56 113
(2.8%) (1.8%) (2.3%) (5.4%) (5.4%) (5.4%)
Total 742 814 1556 1061 1034 2095
(100%) (100%) (100%) (100%) (100%) (100%)
Chi-squared (4) 112.3*** 82.9***
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001