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Table 5 Sub-section and total score achieved (mean, SD and percentage (%)) on the nutrition knowledge questionnaire for athletes by the athletic population

From: A valid and reliable nutrition knowledge questionnaire for track and field athletes

Nutrition knowledge sub-section (n) Athletes
Mean s.d Percentage (%)
Carbohydrate (23) 13.6 2.30 59.2
Protein (18) 11.9 2.70 66.0
Fat (23) 15.3 3.93 66.6
General nutrition (31) 19.3 3.68 62.2
Fluid (15) 8.1 2.81 53.8
Sports nutrition (35) 19.3 4.22 55.2
Total (145) 88.5 15.97 61.0