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Table 1 General Description of the Population

From: Staphylococcus Aureus Carriage in French Athletes at Risk of CA-MRSA Infection: a Prospective, Cross-sectional Study

Label Mean Std Dev Minimum Maximum Lower quartile Median Upper quartile
Age 30.40 10.10 18.02 86.77 22.76 27.97 35.69
Height 176.04 7.75 154.00 200.00 170.00 176.00 181.00
Weight 76.38 13.44 44.00 140.00 67.00 76.00 85.00
Body Mass Index 24.53 3.52 17.20 43.20 22.10 24.20 26.10
variable Modality Number of subjects Percent
Gender M 247 82.33
F 53 17.67
linked to healthcare system profession NO 283 95.93
YES 12 4.07
Sport competition levela National 31 13.6
Pre-National 19 8.33
Region 142 62.28
Local 36 15.79
Professional/amateur Professional 8 2.67
Amateur 292 97.33
Sport 27 teams Martial art 45 15.00
Baseball 31 10.33
Basketball 19 6.33
Football 48 16.00
Weight-lifting 16 5.33
Handball 54 18.00
Wrestling 11 3.67
Rugby 56 18.67
Volleyball 20 6.67
Championship NO 58 19.53
YES 239 80.47
Number of training session per week Less than 1 21 7.02
1 66 22.07
2 141 47.16
2 and + 71 23.75
  1. aThis variable does not include all the sports. Sports as martial arts, wrestling, and weight lifting are not included