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Table 1 Female recruitment characteristics: changes pre vs post 2011 and overall. Large studies excluded and their characteristics are given in Table 2. Median number of participants in the excluded studies: 548,092 (IQR: 133,450–2,227,219). Range: 46,907–10,871,000

From: The Underrepresentation of Females in Studies Assessing the Impact of High-Dose Exercise on Cardiovascular Outcomes: a Scoping Review

  Mean percentage females recruited per study (%) Percentage of females recruited excluding large studies (%) Percentage studies excluding females (%)
Overall (n = 250) 18.2 18.8 50.8 (n = 127)
Studies before 2011 (n = 121) 14.5 11.1 59.5 (n = 72)
Studies after 2011 (n = 129) 21.8 23.7 42.6 (n = 55)