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Table 5 Comparison between Egyptian and Saudi nursing students as regards self-esteem level and body image perception of each group (n = 150)

From: Selfie-related concepts and behaviors among Egyptian and Saudi nursing students: a comparative study

Self-esteem level and body image perception Studied groups χ2 p value
Egyptian group Saudi group
No. % No. %
Self-esteem Levels       
• High self-esteem 78 52.0 58 38.7 6.4 0.042
• Need support 68 45.3 83 55.3   
• Low self-esteem 4 2.7 9 6.0   
Body Image perception     .   
• Positive body image 77 51.3 68 45.3 1.08 0.3
• Negative body image 73 48.7 82 54.7   
  1. χ2 test of significance, p < 0.05 (significant)