Table 6

Body Silhouette Chart responses in sons by maternal origin
Sons Italian mother Immigrant mother p value
Mean(SD) Mean(SD)
Actual figure 3.49 (1.31) 3.75 (1.38) 0.0139
Ideal figure 3.18 (1.29) 3.37 (1.47)
Son’s FID 0.32 (1.41) 0.35 (1.61)
Mother’s actual 3.44 (1.29) 3.46 (1.33)
Mother’s ideal 3.47 (0.94) 3.72 (1.02) 0.0049
Mother’s FID −0.03 (0.94) −0.35 (1.37) 0.0059

Gualdi-Russo et al.

Gualdi-Russo et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:85   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-85

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