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Table 4 The prevalence of physiological symptoms divided by classification of risk of low energy availability in 14 elite athletes

From: The risk of low energy availability in Chinese elite and recreational female aesthetic sports athletes

 At risk of LEA (n = 8)
%(n)
Not at risk of LEA (n = 6)
%(n)
χ2P-value
ED risk75.0 (6)33.3 (2)2.4310.119
Underweight62.5 (5)33.3 (2)1.1670.280
Injury62.5 (5)16.7 (1)2.9410.086
Gastrointestinal dysfunction62.5 (5)16.7 (1)2.9410.086
Menstrual disturbance75.0 (6)33.3 (2)2.4310.119
Primary amenorrhea87.5 (7)33.3 (2)4.3810.036*
Secondary amenorrhea50.0 (4)0.00 (0)4.2000.040*
Oligomenorrhea37.5 (3)16.7 (1)0.7290.393
  1. ED eating disorder
  2. P-value < 0.05.P-value < 0.01