Variable n % Current body size 149 100 Underweight 17 11.4 Eutrophia
17 11.4 Overweight 40 26.8 Obesity 75 50.3 Body before incarceration 149 100 Underweight 21 14.1 Eutrophia
25 16.8 Overweight 57 38.3 Obesity 46 30.9 Ideal body (or desired body) 148 99.3 Underweight 7 4.7 Eutrophia
17 11.5 Overweight 79 53.4 Obesity 45 30.4 Variable Mean SD Perception of the body before 27.19 8.13 incarceration (BMI in kg/[m.sup.2]) Perception of the current body size 30.28 8.31 (BMI in kg/[m.sup.2] Perception of the ideal body 27.83 5.09 (BMI in kg/[m.sup.2]) Table 3.
The categories that mostly contributed to the formation of the second dimension are: obesity and high body-checking; while for the third dimension was comprised by eutrophia, low and moderate body-checking.
The eutrophia category is also on the positive side, however, its chi-square distance to ground zero axis is minimal (0.02).
On the negative side of this dimension are: male, eutrophia and overweight and also moderate body-checking.
It is still observed in figure 1 that eutrophia and low body-checking are between male and female dividing these two categories almost similarly, and thus being associated with both genders.
It is also evident in figure 2 the association of eutrophia with low and moderate body-checking.
Those individuals with underweight, eutrophia and overweight had a higher association with low and moderate body-checking.