Table 2

Respondent characteristics including mean body mass index (BMI) for each subgroup. BMI presented as mean±SD

Variablen=Mean BMI (SD)
Gender
 Male48122.81 (2.30)
 Female18622.71 (2.21)
BMI (mean)22.78
Education
 Primary school1022.71 (2.13)
 Secondary school5523.28 (2.36)
 Certificate of apprenticeship5022.85 (2.45)
 University 3 years19922.83 (2.25)
 University 5 years22622.74 (2.36)
 PhD11522.48 (2)
 Other1222.84 (2.75)
Total hours of training weekly
 <1422.83 (1)
 1–36523.19 (2.2)
 4–726722.73 (2.41)
 8–1023322.74 (2.08)
 >119822.73 (2.39)
Highest level of climbing past 6 months
 Recreational (4–6b)13722.87 (2.25)
 Intermediate (6b+–7a+)34222.73 (2.25)
 Experienced (7b–8b)17022.78 (2.35)
 Elite (8b+–8c+)1723.04 (1.95)
 International elite (9a–>)119.29 (NA*)
Are you doing any other training than climbing
 Yes55922.82 (2.26)
 No10822.56 (2.29)
Have you experienced an injury in the past 6 months
 Yes38522.74 (2.2)
 No28222.84 (2.37)
Where did you have an injury
 Toe122.41 (NA)
 Foot/ankle2122.12 (1.58)
 Calf224.66 (0.95)
 Knee1522.55 (1.49)
 Thigh322.7 (4.48)
 Hip323.59 (2.01)
 Lower back1122.49 (3.15)
 Shoulder7522.93 (2.64)
 Elbow6823.2 (2.07)
 Wrist2422.39 (2.32)
 Fingers15922.6 (2.01)
 Neck221.04 (2.02)
 Head123.3 (NA*)
Preferred style of climbing
 Bouldering19622.81 (2.34)
 Rope16922.81 (2.24)
 Trad19522.55 (2.24)
 Multipitch4422.72 (2.23)
 Ice5923.34 (2.18)
 Not sure423.06 (2.37)
  • *NA, not applicable due to low n.