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Table 3 Body image perception by sex and repeated measures according to non-parametric ANOVA

From: Body image perception and body composition in early adolescents: a longitudinal study of an Italian cohort

  Males Females ANOVA
I measurement II measurement III measurement I measurement II measurement III measurement Sex difference Meas. differences Sex*Meas.
Variables Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD F p F p F p
perceived current figure 4.19 1.58 4.08 1.41 3.81 1.37 4.59 1.49 4.56 1.39 4.79 1.43 7.82 0.005 0.68 0.500 2.69 0.069
ideal figure 3.98 1.34 3.86 1.12 3.76 1.09 4.12 1.18 4.01 1.04 4.24 1.10 2.42 0.152 0.65 0.519 1.26 0.284
FID (score) 0.27 1.45 0.22 0.96 0.05 0.79 0.54 1.26 0.54 0.79 0.54 0.88 7.69 0.006 1.26 0.281 0.81 0.432
FAI (score) −0.49 0.71 −0.44 0.64 −0.54 0.64 −0.09 0.78 −0.04 0.62 −0.04 0.67 25.13 0.000 0.29 0.731 0.38 0.667
  1. FID Feel minus Ideal Discrepancy, FAI Feel weight status minus Actual weight status Inconsistency, Meas measurement