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Table 1 Percentage and type of dietary supplements used by all participants

From: Protein supplementation and dietary behaviours of resistance trained men and women attending commercial gyms: a comparative study between the city centre and the suburbs of Palermo, Italy

  Subjects
  City centre (207) Suburbs (354)
Supplements use   
No 70% 71.2%
Yes 30% 28.8%
Users of supplements by gender   
Male 69.5% 93.1%
Female 30.5% 6.9%
Frequency of use   
1 time per wk 12.9% 1%
2 time per wk 8.1% 3.9%
3 time per wk 21.0% 32.3%
4 time per wk 17.7% 6.9%
5 time per wk 14.5% 49%
6 time per wk 1.6% 1%
7 time per wk 24.2% 5.9%
  1. Palermo, Italy.