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Table 3 Multi-level regression analyses for change in performance across years (Model 1) with correction for multiple finishes (Model 2), age of athletes with multiple finishes (Model 3), daily lowest air temperature (Model 4) and daily highest air temperature (Model 5) for the annual fastest and all finishers

From: Sex and age-related differences in performance in a 24-hour ultra-cycling draft-legal event – a cross-sectional data analysis

Model β SE (β) Stand. β T P
All male finishers
1 5.614 2.222 0.087 2.527 0.012
2 5.614 2.222 0.087 2.527 0.012
3 5.452 2.229 0.085 2.446 0.015
4 6.424 2.317 0.100 2.773 0.006
5 7.010 2.538 0.109 2.762 0.006
All female finishers
1 −0.193 4.315 −0.005 −0.045 0.964
2 −0.193 4.315 −0.005 −0.045 0.964
3 −0.176 4.335 −0.005 −0.041 0.968
4 0.632 4.773 0.016 0.132 0.895
5 −0.085 5.027 −0.002 −0.017 0.987
Annual fastest female finishers
1 8.004 5.176 0.439 1.546 0.153
2 8.004 5.176 0.439 1.546 0.153
3 5.506 5.784 0.302 0.952 0.366
4 6.581 5.945 0.361 1.107 0.300
5 7.074 6.152 0.388 1.150 0.283
Annual fastest male finishers
1 −3.330 4.429 −0.231 −0.752 0.469
2 −3.330 4.429 −0.231 −0.752 0.469
3 −2.098 3.993 −0.146 −0.525 0.612
4 −2.745 4.296 −0.191 −0.639 0.541
5 −3.347 4.657 −0.233 −0.719 0.493