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Table 7 T values of the linear multiple regression model including contraceptive intake

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

  df Ride distance [km] Ride duration [d] Daily distance [km/d] Sex (f = 1, m = 2) BMI [kg/m2] Electrolyte intake Fluid intake [L/d] Drinking strategy Analgesic intake (no = 0,
yes = 1)
Contraceptives intake (no = 0,
yes = 1)
ambient much thirst
Facial Swelling 585 .19 .48 .78 −3.54** −.87 .26 .67 −.17 .80 −1.19 1.82 .03
Eyelid Swelling 585 1.02 −.51 .15 −3.04** −.60 .42 −.34 .13 1.18 −1.64 2.04* .50
  1. Indented: specification of model, first column: dependent variable, second column: degrees of freedom, third column: predictors. Levels of significance: (*): marginal significance p < .10, *: p < 0.05, **: p < 0.01. Abbreviations: body mass index (BMI)