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Table 4 Summary of the relationship between body image and weight status by country

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

  Korea Taiwan
Underweight vs. Normal Overweight vs. Normal Underweight vs. Normal Overweight vs. Normal
B   SE (B) 95% CI B   SE (B) 95% CI B   SE (B) 95% CI B   SE (B) 95% CI
Underweight/Normal
Overweight −2.66 *** 0.34 (−3.33, −1.99) 1.55 *** 0.19 (1.18, 1.91) −1.70 *** 0.26 (−2.22, −1.18) 2.07 *** 0.17 (1.75, 2.4)
Obese/Severely obese −2.87 *** 0.52 (−3.9, − 1.84) 3.27 *** 0.21 (2.86, 3.68) −2.38 *** 0.41 (−3.18, −1.59) 3.67 *** 0.18 (3.31, 4.02)
Age 0.00   0.00 (0, 0) −0.01 * 0.01 (−0.02, 0) 0.00   0.01 (−0.01, 0.01) −0.04 *** 0.01 (−0.05, − 0.03)
Gender: female − 0.81 *** 0.18 (−1.17, − 0.44) 1.69 *** 0.19 (1.31, 2.07) −0.99 *** 0.16 (−1.3, − 0.68) 1.57 *** 0.14 (1.29, 1.85)
Married (Cohabiting) 0.05   0.16 (−0.27, 0.37) 0.03   0.15 (− 0.26, 0.32) − 0.79 *** 0.16 (−1.11, − 0.47) 0.14   0.13 (− 0.12, 0.41)
Urban 0.25   0.25 (− 0.23, 0.74) − 0.12   0.21 (− 0.54, 0.3) − 0.30   0.20 (− 0.69, 0.08) 0.36 * 0.16 (0.04, 0.68)
Education year −0.01   0.02 (−0.05, 0.03) 0.05 * 0.02 (0.01, 0.09) −0.02   0.02 (−0.06, 0.02) 0.07 *** 0.02 (0.03, 0.1)
Never smoking −0.67 *** 0.19 (−1.04, −0.3) 0.06   0.18 (−0.3, 0.42) 0.08   0.18 (−0.28, 0.44) 0.05   0.15 (−0.25, 0.35)
Never drinking 0.31   0.18 (−0.04, 0.66) −0.10   0.16 (−0.41, 0.21) − 0.10   0.20 (− 0.5, 0.3) −0.28   0.17 (−0.61, 0.05)
  1. SE standard error, CI confidence interval
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001