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Table 3 Results of the survey on body ideal, body perception and body satisfaction using the Figure Rating-Scale (Mean values ± SD)

From: From the jungle to urban centers: body image and self-esteem of women in three different cultures

 Guatemala (Q‘eqchi‘)Colombia (Cali)Germany (Hamburg)
Body ideal (min. 1 to max. 9, mean = 5)3.97 ± 1.832.57 ± 0.902.47 ± 0.73
Body perception (min. 1 to max. 9, mean = 5)3.94 ± 1.414.35 ± 1.413.99 ± 1.13
Body satisfaction (Diff. body ideal – body perception)1.45 ± 1.571.22 ± 0.670.96 ± 0.92
Body-related self esteem (min. 1 to max. 5, mean = 3)3.96 ± 0.953.55 ± 0.473.31 ± 0.53
Self esteem (min 10, max 50, mean = 30)32.59 ± 3.4635.73 ± 6.2037.45 ± 6.21