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Table 2 Prevalence of body weight satisfaction, dissatisfaction and dieting in Swedish schoolchildren participating in the national survey 2014

From: Dieting, body weight concerns and health: trends and associations in Swedish schoolchildren

 AllGrade 5 (11 years)Grade 7 (13 years)Grade 9 (15 years)
% (95% CI)Girls % (95% CI)Boys % (95% CI)Girls % (95% CI)Boys % (95% CI)Girls % (95% CI)Boys % (95% CI)
Satisfied with weight67 (66–68)75 (73–78)75 (72–78)61 (57–64)68 (64–72)59 (55–62)62 (59–65)
Need to gain weight11 (10–12)9 (7–11)9 (8–11)8 (6–10)13 (11–16)6 (5–8)19 (17–21)
Need to lose weight11 (10–12)9 (7–11)9 (7–11)15 (13–18)11 (9–13)17 (15–19)10 (8–12)
Trying to lose weight11 (10–12)7 (6–9)7 (6–9)17 (14–19)8 (6–10)18 (16–21)9 (8–11)