Table 2. Univariable comparisons between individual and team sport athletes †
Individual Sport n/N (%) Team Sport n/N (%) P-value
Age (yrs.) 6-12 42/141(30) 190/608(31) p=0.76
13-18 99/141(70) 418/608(69)
Gender Female 104/141(74) 319/608(52) p<0.01
Male 37/141(26) 289/608(48)
Depression/Anxiety Yes 19/141(13) 40/608(7) p<0.01
No 122/141(87) 568/608(93)
BMI (kg/m2) Normal 109/124(88) 415/544(76) p<0.01
Over/Obese 15/124(12) 129/544(24)
Drink Alcohol Yes 7/97(7) 38/413(9) p=0.69
No 90/97(93) 375/413(91)
Reasons For Playing Fun 98/140(70) 477/603(79) p<0.05
Goal Oriented 42/140(30) 126/603(21)
Single Sport Athlete Yes 78/141(55) 83/608(14) p<0.01
No 63/141(45) 525/608(86)
Train Year Round Yes 125/141(89) 448/608(74) p<0.01
No 16/141(11) 160/608(26)
Strenuous Exercise (Times a week) 0 53/138(38) 119/603(20) p<0.01
1-2 37/138(27) 193/603(32)
3 or more 48/138(35) 291/603(48)
Moderate Exercise (Times a week) 0 38/141(27) 99/605(16) p<0.05
1-2 44/141(31) 203/605(34)
3 or more 59/141(42) 303/605(50)
† Pearson’s χ2 or Fisher's Exact. Underweight not included (n = 8).