Table 1.

Prevalence (%) of School Level, Overweight, Desire to Lose Weight, and Contentment with Body Shape by Frequency of Exposure to Women's Fashion Magazines Among 548 Preadolescent and Adolescent Girls

Infrequent
(n = 235)
Moderate
Frequency
(n = 170)
High
Frequency
(n = 143)
School level
 Elementary512425
 Junior high402832
 High384121
Overweight252225*
Want to lose weight646571**
Not happy with body
shape
5958601-165
  • * P = .93.

  • ** P = .90.

  • F1-165 P = .17.