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Table 7 Relationship between share selfies on social media among Egyptian and Saudi nursing students and their gender, self-esteem, and body image perception

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

Variables Egyptian students share selfies on social media Saudi students share selfies on social media
Rare Usually Always No. Rare Usually Always No.
No. % No. % No. %. No. % No. % No. %
Gender               
 Females 39 36.1 53 49.1 16 14.8 108 38 38.8 46 46.9 14 14.3 98
 Males 6 14.3 21 50.0 15 35.7 42 12 23.1 23 44.2 17 32.7 52
χ2 (p value) 11.2 (0.0004) 8.1 (0.02)
Self-esteem level               
 High self-esteem 21 26.9 38 48.7 19 24.4 78 15 25.9 31 53.4 12 20.7 58
 Need support 23 33.8 34 50.0 11 16.2 68 31 37.3 33 39.8 19 22.9 83
 Low self-esteem 1 25.0 2 50.0 1 25.0 4 4 44.4 5 55.6 0 .0 9
χ2 (p value) 1.84 (0.8) 5.4 (0.25)
Body image perception               
 Positive body image 23 29.9 39 50.6 15 19.5 77 24 35.3 32 47.1 12 17.6 68
 Negative body image 22 30.1 35 47.9 16 21.9 73 26 31.7 37 45.1 19 23.2 82
χ2 (p value) 1.6 (0.9) 0.72 (0.697)
  1. χ2 test of significance, p < 0.05 (significant)