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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics: Sample Characteristics of S1 and S2

From: Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the Body Image Matrix of Thinness and Muscularity – Female Bodies

  S1: Online sample S2: Paper pencil sample
  N = 398 N = 179
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age 25,04 (6,89) 22,34 (3,78)
BMI 23,33 (4,77) 22,07 (3,62)
CDRS Median (interquartile range) Median (interquartile range)
Actual 5,00 (3,00) 5,00 (2,00)
Felt 6,00 (2,00) 6,00 (2,00)
Ideal 4,00 (2,00) 4,00 (2,00)
BIMTM-FB-BF Median (interquartile range) Median (interquartile range)
Actual 4,00 (2,00) 4,00 (1,00)
Felt 4,50 (1,00) 4,00 (1,00)
Ideal 3,00 (1,00) 3,00 (0,00)
Actual 2,00 (2,00) 1,00 (1,00)
Felt 1,00 (1,00) 1,00 (1,00)
Ideal 2,00 (2,00) 2,00 (2,00)
DLS-score (with reversed polarity) Mdn = 3,67; IQR = 1,50 Mdn = 3,17; IQR = 1,33
M (SD) = 3,57 (1,06) M (SD) = 3,11 (0,99)
DMS-score (with reversed polarity, without item 10) Mdn = 2,00; IQR = 0,86 Mdn = 1,93; IQR = 0,89
M (SD) = 2,11 (0,71) M (SD) = 2,02 (0,68)
DMS-subscale: Muscularity oriented body image Mdn = 2,57; IQR = 1,29 Mdn = 2,29; IQR = 1,26
M (SD) = 2,57 (0,96) M (SD) = 2,46 (0,95)
DMS-subscale: Muscularity behavior Mdn = 1,43; IQR = 0,71 Mdn = 1,43; IQR = 0,71
M (SD) = 1,66 (0,72) M (SD) = 1,59 (0,71)
BAS-score Mdn = 3,5; IQR = 1,10 Mdn = 3,6; IQR = 7,31
M (SD) = 3,36 (0,79) M (SD) = 3,52 (0,73)
  1. Note. CDRS Contour Drawing Rating Scale; BIMTM-FB-BF body fat dimension of the Body Image Matrix of Thinness and Muscularity – Female Bodies; BIMTM-FB-M muscularity dimension of the Body Image Matrix of Thinness and Muscularity – Female Bodies; DLS Drive for Leannes Scale; DMS Drive for Muscularity Scale; BAS Body Appreciation Scale