Table 3: Prevalence (%) of self-perceived weight with 95% confidence intervals (CI) among 15-year-old overweight adolescents by survey year.

19941998200220062010
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)

Overweight boys 𝑛 = 6 9 𝑛 = 9 9 𝑛 = 1 5 2 𝑛 = 1 4 9 𝑛 = 1 6 5

Too thin2.9 (0.8–10.2)1.0 (0.1–7.2)1.8 (0.6–5.4)2.2 (0.7–6.6)2.4 (0.9–6.4)
About right31.4 (20.8–44.5)29.6 (21.6–39.0)36.0 (27.7–45.1)32.4 (24.5–41.4)33.9 (26.6–42.1)
Too fat65.7 (54.0–75.8)69.4 (59.7–77.6)62.2 (53.4–70.3)65.5 (56.2–73.7)63.6 (55.3–71.2)

Overweight girls 𝑛 = 2 6 𝑛 = 6 5 𝑛 = 8 1 𝑛 = 1 0 6 𝑛 = 1 1 3

Too thin0.00.01.0 (0.1–7.0)1.8 (0.4–6.9)
About right9.4 (4.4–19.0)1.2 (0.2–8.4)5.9 (2.7–12.5)9.7 (5.6–1.6)
Too fat100.090.6 (81.0–95.6)98.8 (91.6–99.8)93.1 (86.2–96.6)88.5 (81.7–93.0)

𝑛 = Number of overweight adolescents in the sample.