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Table 2 Prevalences of defined categories of Body Image among 11- to 15-year-old adolescents in Germany, stratified by gender in KiGGS and HBSC

From: Applying a correction procedure to the prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in the German part of the HBSC study

i = All, % Boys, % Girls, %
RiKiGGS RiHBSC RiKiGGS RiHBSC RiKiGGS RiHBSC
1 and 2 = too thin 13.7 16.4 17.8 19.2 9.5 13.4
3 = right weight 43.0 44.2 47.2 49.6 38.6 38.6
4 and 5 = too fat 43.3 39.4 35.1 31.2 51.9 48.0
  1. Ri: Body Image (i-th category).