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Table 5 Summary of the country effect on the relationship between body image and weight status

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

  Underweight vs. Normal Overweight vs. Normal
B   SE (B) 95% CI B   SE (B) 95% CI
Overweight*Taiwan 0.84 * 0.42 (0.01, 1.67) 0.32   0.21 (−0.1, 0.74)
Obese*Taiwan 0.37   0.65 (−0.91, 1.65) 0.11   0.22 (−0.32, 0.53)
Underweight/Normal         
Overweight −2.59 *** 0.34 (−3.25, −1.93) 1.65 *** 0.17 (1.32, 1.99)
Obese/Severely obese −2.78 *** 0.52 (−3.8, −1.76) 3.41 *** 0.19 (3.05, 3.78)
Taiwan −0.22 + 0.12 (−0.45, 0.02) 0.41 ** 0.14 (0.14, 0.67)
Age 0.00   0.00 (0, 0) −0.02 *** 0.00 (−0.03, − 0.02)
Gender: female −0.94 *** 0.12 (−1.16, −0.71) 1.64 *** 0.11 (1.42, 1.86)
Married (Cohabiting) −0.40 *** 0.11 (−0.61, − 0.18) 0.04   0.10 (−0.15, 0.23)
Urban −0.07   0.15 (−0.37, 0.23) 0.14   0.13 (−0.11, 0.39)
Education year −0.01   0.01 (−0.03, 0.02) 0.06 *** 0.01 (0.04, 0.09)
Never smoking −0.30 * 0.13 (−0.54, − 0.05) 0.03   0.11 (−0.19, 0.24)
Never drinking 0.22 + 0.13 (−0.04, 0.47) −0.14   0.11 (−0.36, 0.08)
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001
  2. SE standard error, CI confidence interval