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Table 2 Mean PE-IAT effects of those who favour legalising doping and those who oppose; and those who would use doping

From: Capturing doping attitudes by self-report declarations and implicit assessment: A methodology study

  Level of agreement PE-IAT effect PEAS
Legalising doping for TOP athletes absolutely not -306.09 ± 229.00 36.98 ± 10.51
  yes with restrictions -294.53 ± 289.30 48.50 ± 9.81
  yes without restrictions -14.50* 45.00*
Legalising doping for ALL athletes absolutely not -302.36 ± 227.67 35.27 ± 8.49
  yes with restrictions -270.76 ± 282.67 54.50 ± 12.56
  yes without restrictions - 45.00 ± 1.41
Hypothetical use of doping (5-DST) 0 -316.45 ± 258.40 35.74 ± 8.72
  1 - 42.00*
  2 -206.60 ± 185.43 55.71 ± 10.81
  3 13.667 ± 61.64 67.50 ± 13.44
  1. PE-IAT = Doping Implicit Association Test, PEAS = Performance Enhancement Attitude Scale, 5-DST – 5 Doping Scenarios Test. Level of agreement for 5-DST: number indicates the number of the five scenarios in which the respondent would consider using doping.
  2. * n = 1