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Table 3 Distribution of participants’ body discrepancy for desired body size

From: Body size perceptions and preferences favor overweight in adult Saharawi refugees

   Body discrepancy n (% in total)
  Negative None Positive Total
Self-perceived body size Underweight 12 (3.8) 20 (6.3) 1 (0.3) 33 (10.5)
Normal weight 39 (12.4) 100 (31.7) 8 (2.5) 147 (46.7)
Overweight 5 (1.6) 79 (25.1) 3 (1.0) 87 (27.6)
Obese 2 (0.6) 41 (13.0) 5 (1.6) 48 (15.2)
Total 58 (18.4) 240 (76.2) 17 (5.4) 315 (100)a
  1. aMissing values (n = 40)