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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Weight status misperceptions among UK adults: the use of self-reported vs. measured BMI

  N = 6225
Variable M (SD)/%
Female (%) 53.8
Age (years) 49.4 (17.7)
Employment (%)a 58.0
White (%) 90.0
Education levelb 2.1 (0.67)
Income (£)c 35,139 (29,828)
Health conditionsd 41.0
  1. aEmployment: percentage of sample currently in work
  2. bHighest education level: 1–3, 1 = no qualification, 2 = below degree, 3 = degree level or equivalent
  3. cIncome is equivalised according to household size, data shown from 5172 available cases
  4. dHealth conditions: percentage reporting any physical or mental health conditions/illnesses lasting or expected to last 12 months or more