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Table 6 Overall score and the various sub-scores in terms of respondents’ socio-demographic and medical characteristics (N = 517)

From: Psychometric properties of a French version of a Dutch scale for assessing breast and body image (BBIS) in healthy women

   Values attached to body image Satisfaction with body image and perceived attractiveness Satisfaction with breasts
  N Mean Sd p-value Mean Sd p-value Mean Sd p-value
Age (yrs)     0.67    0.59    0.23
 ≤ 30 102 9.34 1.78   16.52 4.89   9.25 2.32  
 31-40 195 9.23 2.14   16.21 4.73   8.89 2.53  
 41-50 136 9.52 2.37   16.65 4.80   8.94 2.55  
 >50 84 9.64 2.35   16.93 4.28   9.17 2.26  
Level of education     0.64    0.44    0.88
 Less than high school certificate level 111 9.58 2.66   17.23 5.10   9.10 2.73  
 High school certificate 103 9.44 2.36   16.74 4.75   9.05 2.36  
 Above high school certificate level 301 9.31 1.89   16.15 4.51   8.98 2.39  
Living with a partner     0.88    0.80    0.92
 No 119 9.38 2.29   16.37 4.75   9.03 2.36  
 Yes 384 9.41 2.14   16.49 4.76   9.01 2.50  
Body mass index class     <0.01    <0.01    0.92
 <18.5 Underweight 30 9.70 2.02   19.03 4.24   8.97 2.37  
 18.5-24.9 Normal weight 354 9.49 2.07   16.69 4.51   9.05 2.43  
 25.0-29.9 Overweight 97 9.26 2.12   15.62 4.96   8.90 2.59  
 ≥30 Obesity 24 7.92 3.31   13.21 5.07   8.79 2.50  
Regular gynecological follow-up     0.04    0.05    0.02
 No 50 8.82 2.64   15.28 4.90   8.28 2.77  
 Yes 463 9.48 2.07   16.67 4.67   9.12 2.40  
Breast self-examination     0.02    0.01    <0.01
 No 277 9.21 2.27   16.00 4.69   8.75 2.53  
 Yes 233 9.65 2.02   17.17 4.66   9.37 2.30  
Depressive symptoms (score CES-D ≥ 23) (QD15)     0.02    <0.01    <0.01
 No 405 9.29 2.14   16.93 4.43   9.26 2.33  
 Yes 88 9.91 2.31   14.82 5.64   8.26 2.76  
BRCA1/2 mutation     0.13    0.36    0.08
 Non carriers 293 9.27 2.20   16.34 4.61   8.86 2.49  
 Carriers 224 9.56 2.12   16.72 4.82   9.24 2.39  
  1. CES-D: Center for Epidemiologic Depression Scale; QD15: questionnaire filled in 15 days after test result disclosure.