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Table 2 Family history of medical complaints

From: The health profile of football/soccer players in Northern Ireland – a review of the uefa pre-participation medical screening procedure

Medical condition reported in a first-degree relative Number of times reported in the pre-participation medical screening (n-89)
Type two diabetes mellitus 12
Type one diabetes mellitus 10
Ischaemic heart disease 10
Hypertension 10
Cerebrovascular disease 3
Hypothyroidism 2
Lupus 2
Atrial fibrillation 2
Bowel cancer 1
Rheumatoid arthritis 1