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Table 1 Childrens' attitudes about own weight by race

From: Weight perceptions of parents with children at risk for diabetes

  African Americans Other Race  
  N % N % Exact p value
p-value
BMI Group at Baseline      0.222
   Normal 3 23.1% 1 4.0%  
   Overweight 0 0.0% 2 8.0%  
   Obese 10 76.9% 22 88.0%  
Whether Child Thinks she/he is overweight
ooverOverweight
     0.010
   No 8 66.7% 5 19.2%  
   Yes 4 33.3% 21 80.8%  
What Child Thinks of Own Weight      0.340
   Underweight 2 15.4% 4 16.0%  
   About Right 5 38.5% 4 16.0%  
   Overweight 6 46.2% 17 68.0%  
Child Is Worried About Becoming overweight      0.039
   Disagree 7 53.8% 4 16.0%  
   Neutral 2 15.4% 4 16.0%  
   Agree 4 30.8% 17 68.0%  
Own Weight is Unhealthy      0.009
   Disagree 7 53.8% 3 12.0%  
   Neutral 0 0.0% 6 24.0%  
   Agree 6 46.2% 16 64.9%