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Table 2 Self-reported Body Mass Index

From: Is social exposure to obesity associated with weight status misperception? Assessing Australians ability to identify overweight and obesity

  Male n (%) Female n (%) Sample n (%) p (proportion males vs females χ2)
Underweight (BMI < 18.5) 1 (0.9%) 15 (2.4%) 16 (2.2%) 0.528
Healthy weight (BMI 18.5–24.9) 53 (48.6%) 312 (50.2%) 365 (50.0%) 0.755
Overweight (BMI 25–29.9) 32 (29.4%) 145 (23.3%) 177 (24.2%) 0.177
Obese (BMI ≥30) 23 (21.1%) 149 (24.0%) 172 (23.6%) 0.325