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Table 2 Doping Knowledge and Attitudes

From: Korean national athletes’ knowledge, practices, and attitudes of doping: a cross-sectional study

Response Yes No t (p)
Question: Have you received information about banned substances in you sport?
Adolescent athletes (n = 205) N (%) 97 (47.3) 108 (52.7) -
PEAS 39.37 ± 11.06 36.13 ± 11.16 t 203 = 2.085
p = 0.03
Adult athletes (n = 249) N (%) 142 (57.0) 107 (43.0) -
PEAS 41.77 ± 13.60 38.17 ± 14.20 t 247 = 2.032
p = 0.04
Question: Are you confident in your knowledge about banned substances in your sport?
Adolescent athletes (n = 205) N (%) 80 (39.0) 125 (61.0) -
PEAS 39.74 ± 10.92 36.34 ± 11.22 t 203 = 2.139
p = 0.03
Adult athletes (n = 249) N (%) 133 (53.4) 116 (46.6) -
PEAS 42.10 ± 13.90 37.24 ± 13.58 t 247 = 2.709
p = 0.007
  1. All data were expressed as mean and standard deviation or frequencies and percentages
  2. PEAS Performance Enhancement Attitude Scale