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Table 1 The sample’s demographic data

From: Edema-like symptoms are common in ultra-distance cyclists and driven by overdrinking, use of analgesics and female sex – a study of 919 athletes

  Overall
(N = 919)
Female
(N = 102)
Male
(N = 814)
Diverse
(N = 3)
Age 43.95 (10.75; 19–73) 39.73 (9.81; 19–69) 44.48 (10.74; 19–73) 42.00 (14.00; 32–58)
BMI 23.61 (2.51; 17.36–35.51) 22.39 (2.59; 18.65–34.69) 23.78 (2.46; 17.36–35.51) 21.97 (2.22; 20.31–24.97)
Daily distance [km/d] of specific bike ride 306.15 (98.56; 151.25–732.00) 290.90 (97.99; 157.14–650.00) 310.59 (98.52; 151.25–732) 231.11 (42.86; 200.00–280.00)
Duration [d] of specific bike ride 7.10 (5.27; 1–27) 7.58 (5.59; 1–21) 7.04 (5.23; 1–27) 8.33 (5.77; 5–15)
Ultracycling years of experience 5.41 (1.97; 1–8) 4.88 (1.91, 1–8) 5.47 (1.96; 1–8) 5.33 (2.52; 3–8)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation, Cells show: Mean (SD; min-max)