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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of body image variables and test statistics of dependent t-tests

From: Course and prediction of body image dissatisfaction during pregnancy: a prospective study

  T1 T2     
  M (SD) M (SD) t (df = 221) p pa d
Pregnancy specific measure of body image (BIPS)
 Preoccupation with appearance 2.12 (0.98) 2.00 (0.90) 2.47 .007 .014 -0.13
 Dissatisfaction with strength-related aspects 2.72 (0.95) 3.03 (0.95) -4.99 .000 .000 0.33
 Dissatisfaction with complexion 2.32 (1.03) 1.95 (1.00) 6.01 .000 .000 -0.36
 Dissatisfaction with body parts 1.91 (0.83) 2.18 (0.97) -5.11 .000 .000 0.30
 Prioritization of appearance over function 2.86 (0.92) 2.52 (0.82) 5.62 .000 .000 -0.39
 Concerns about sexual attractiveness 2.31 (0.93) 2.40 (0.93) -1.85 .033 .033 0.10
  1. M Mean, SE Standard error, SD Standard deviation, d Cohen`s d
  2. Higher values indicate higher levels of body image dissatisfaction
  3. aBonferroni-Holm-correction for multiple testing