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Table 2 Range and Degree of Changes in Current Body Image to a New Body Image for each Determinant

From: Interest in healthy living outweighs presumed cultural norms for obesity for Ghanaian women

Determinant
Degree of Change* Hypertension Stroke Diabetes Myocardial Infarction Poor Vision Malaria Spouse/SO** Improve Overall Health
   n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
  -6 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 0 0.0
  -5 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 0 0.0
  -4 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 5 1.7
  -3 2 0.7 2 0.7 3 1.0 5 1.7 2 0.7 3 1.0 5 1.8 3 1.0
  -2 7 2.3 5 1.7 4 1.3 4 1.3 6 2.0 5 1.7 4 1.5 7 2.3
  -1 9 3.0 9 3.0 10 3.3 9 3.0 6 2.0 12 4.0 8 2.9 12 4.0
CBI 0 78 26.1 75 25.1 81 27.1 78 26.1 130 43.5 115 38.5 96 34.9 73 24.4
  1 78 26.1 59 19.7 56 18.7 72 24.1 45 15.1 46 15.4 52 18.9 70 23.4
  2 45 15.1 57 19.1 58 19.4 52 17.4 39 13.0 46 15.4 38 13.8 48 16.1
  3 36 12.0 31 10.4 34 11.4 33 11.0 27 9.0 27 9.0 25 9.1 34 11.4
  4 22 7.4 32 10.7 24 8.0 27 9.0 22 7.4 20 6.7 29 10.5 24 8.0
  5 10 3.3 19 6.4 14 4.7 10 3.3 9 3.0 12 4.0 9 3.3 13 4.3
  6 7 2.3 2 0.7 5 1.7 3 1.0 5 1.7 5 1.7 3 1.1 5 1.7
  7 1 0.3 3 1.0 5 1.7 4 1.3 5 1.7 6 2.0 2 0.7 3 1.0
  8 2 0.7 5 1.7 3 1.0 2 0.7 2 0.7 2 0.7 1 0.4 2 0.7
  9 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 .0 0.0 0 0.0
Total   299 100 299 100 299 100 299 100 299 100 299 100 274 100 299 100
  1. *A negative value reflects the selection of a new body image that is larger than the current body image. **25 women had no spouse or significant other.