Table 4. Acquisition of ephedra and creatine.

 

 

Ephedra (n = 7)

Creatine (n = 14)

Question

No. Users

No. of  users (%)

No. responding

No. of users (%)

How did you learn about the supplement?

7*

 

14*

 

Magazine

 

1 (14)**

 

2 (14)**

Friends

 

6 (86)

 

13 (93)

Online

 

1 (14)

 

2 (14)

Coach

 

 0 (0)

 

2 (14)

Other

 

1 (14)

 

0 (0)

Where did you purchase the supplement?

7

 

14*

 

Gym

 

0 (0)**

 

1 (7)**

Online

 

1 (14)

 

1 (7)

Store

 

1 (14)

 

11 (79)

Friends

 

4 (57)

 

2 (14)

Coach

 

0 (0)

 

0 (0)

Other***

 

1 (14)

 

0 (0)

*Some participants had multiple sources of acquisition.
**Percentages greater or less than 100% because of rounding or multiple sources of information.