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Table 3 Prevalence of reported teasing by source

From: Parental appearance teasing in adolescence and associations with eating problems: a systematic review

Study No in sample Reported weight/ appearance teasing
   Parents Mother Father Siblings Peers/classmates
Haines et al.
W-RT
N = 10,540
Mixed Gender
At risk sample
Can’t work out actual %
Girls n = 6022 M = 1.3 (SD = 0.6)
Boys n = 4518 M = 1.2 (SD = 0.6)
Not measured Not measured Not measured Not measured
Keery et al.
A-RT
N = 372
Girls only
General Population
23% 13% 19% 29% Not measured
Olvera et al.
W-RT
N = 141
Girls only
Minority Population
42% 46% 39% Not measured 59%
Pearlman et al.
W-BT
N = 128
Mixed Gender
Minority Population
21.1% Not measured Not measured 42.5% No measured
Potzsch et al.,
A-RT
N = 90
Mixed gender
Comparison group
Girls n = 71 78.9%
BED n = 40 M 7.68 (SD 2.38)
OW n = 25 M 6.40 (SD 0.91)
NW n = 25 M 6.08 (SD 0.40)
Not reported Not reported Not measured Not measured
Webb et al.,
A-RT
N = 379
Girls n = 207 56%
Boys n = 171 46%
General population
Girls n = 207 M = 1.58 (SD = 0.89)
Boys n = 171 M = 1.41 (SD = 0.80)
Combined M = 1.50 (SD = 0.85)
Not measured Not measured Not measured Girls n = 207 M = −0.08 (SD = 0.87)
Boys n = 171 M = − 0.05 (SD = 0.89)
Combined M = 1.41 (SD = 0.46)