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Table 4 Descriptive Statistics of number of methods used by athletes that use a certain source of advice with the number of methods used by athletes that do not use a certain source of advice. N = number of MMA athletes, M = Mean, SD = standard deviation

From: Self-reported methods of weight cutting in professional mixed-martial artists: how much are they losing and who is advising them?

 Source of Advice
Registered dietitian nutritionistTeammatesMagazineDoctorSocial mediaProfessional orgsOther: FriendsOther: coachOther
Overall N1977402823427
# of methods used M (SD) who use that source3.84 (1.68)4.36 (1.41)6.00 (1.41) 4.86 (1.27)4.00 (1.41)4.33 (1.15)4.75 (1.71)4.37 (1.60)
# of methods used M (SD) who do not use that source4.38 (1.46)3.80 (1.93)4.19 (1.48) 4.02 (1.54)4.28 (1.52)4.27 (1.53)4.25 (1.51)4.23 (1.49)
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