Journal of Obesity / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Perceived and Ideal Body Image in Young Women in South Western Saudi Arabia

Table 1

Characteristics of the participants.


Age, years, mean (SD)20.4 (1.49)
 Minimum–maximum 18–25
Marital status, (%)
 Not married614 (92.6)
 Married, without children30 (4.5)
 Married, with children19 (2.9)
Weight status, (%)
 Underweight 18,49 and under127 (19.3)
 Normal weight 18.5–24.99376 (56.9)
 Overweight 25–29.99117 (17.8)
 Obesity 30 and over40 (6.0)

Weight status categorized according to WHO Caucasian BMI specifications.

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