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Table 3 Weight-related emotional symptoms by gender and weight class

From: Development of the Weight-Related Sign and Symptom Measure

Emotional impact n (%) Gender Overweight/Obesity Class
Men n = 29 Women n = 32 Overweight n = 16 Obese Class I n = 16 Obese Class II n = 13 Obese Class III n = 16
Poor self-image 19 (66) 25 (78) 13 (81) 12 (75) 11 (85) 8 (50)
Depression 11 (38) 20 (63) 9 (56) 6 (38) 7 (54) 9 (56)
Irritability 4 (14) 11 (34) 5 (31) 3 (19) 5 (38) 2 (13)
Isolation 6 (21) 4 (13) 1 (6) 5 (31) 4 (31) 0 (0)
Anger 4 (14) 2 (6) 2 (13) 2 (13) 0 (0) 2 (13)
Frustration 3 (10) 3 (9) 1 (6) 1 (6) 2 (15) 2 (13)
Worry 4 (14) 1 (3) 0 (0) 3 (19) 1 (8) 1 (6)