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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of study participants

From: The main physical components of body image from the perspectives of Iranian adolescents: a qualitative study

  Boys
(n=42)
Girls
(n=42)
Total
(n=84)
Residential area n(%)a
 - North of Tehran 20 (47.6) 28 (66.7) 48 (57.1)
 - South of Tehran 22 (52.4) 14 (33.3) 36 (42.9)
Marital status of parents n(%)
 - Married 33 (84.6) 37 (90.2) 70 (87.5)
 - Divorced/widowed 6 (15.4) 4 (9.8) 10 (12.5)
Maternal level of education n(%)
 - Primary 4 (10.3) 9 (21.4) 13 (16.0)
 - Secondary 13 (33.3) 13 (31.0) 26 (32.1)
 - Higher 22 (56.4) 20 (47.6) 42 (51.9)
Maternal working status n(%)
 - Housewife 25 (67.6) 30 (71.4) 55 (69.6)
 - Employed 12 (32.4) 12 (28.6) 24 (30.4)
Paternal level of education n(%)
 - Primary 5 (13.5) 10 (24.4) 15 (19.2)
 - Secondary 12 (32.4) 10 (24.4) 22 (28.2)
 - Higher 20 (54.1) 21 (51.2) 41 (52.6)
Paternal working status n(%)
 - Employed 34 (91.9) 37 (90.3) 71 (91.0)
 - Unemployed/retired 3 (8.1) 4 (9.7) 7 (9.0)
  1. aNorth and south areas represents high and low socio-economic status, respectively