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Table 1 Frequency and percentage for body perception, nutrition and health behaviours variables according to gender

From: Adolescent selfie: an Italian Society of Paediatrics survey of the lifestyle of teenagers

   Males n % Females n % Total n %
Your pediatrician thinks your weigh is Underweigh 414 479 893
46,40% 53,60% 7,70%
Regular 4650 4657 9307
50,00% 50,00% 80,70%
Overweigh 660 667 1327
49,70% 50,30% 11,50%
What do you think about your weigh? Underweigh 556 260 816
68,10% 31,90% 7,10%
Regular 4159 3361 7520
55,30% 44,70% 65,20%
Overweigh 1009 2182 3191
31,60% 68,40% 27,70%
Do you have breakfast at home? Never 1139 1469 2608
47,30% 56,30% 22,60%
Sometimes 1222 1475 2697
45,30% 54,70% 23,40%
Always 3363 2859 6222
54,10% 45,90% 54,00%
Do you have a snack when you are at school? Never 884 1010 1894
46,70% 53,30% 16,40%
almost time 4840 4793 9633
50,25% 49,75% 83,60%
Do you attend sport activities at the moment? No 2162 3212 5374
40,20% 59,80% 46,60%
Yes 3562 2591 6153
57,90% 42,10% 53,40%
  1. Note. Percentage are reported for males and females while percentage in italic are reported for total sample