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Table 3 Frequency distribution for the persons who are influential on the weight management behaviors reported by the sambo competitors

From: Patterns of rapid weight loss in elite sambo athletes

Source of influence Not influential Little influential Unsure Somehow influential Very influential
Teammate (%) 33.1 27.3% 5.8% 19.8 14.0
 Males 33.0 27.8 6.1 19.1 13.9
 Females 33.3 26.3 5.3 21.1 14.0
Fellow wrestler (%) 38.2 20.2 13.3 19.1 9.2
 Males 35.3 21.6 12.9 19.8 10.3
 Females 43.9 17.5 14.0 17.5 7.0
Physician (%) 58.4 19.7 6.9 10.4 4.6
 Males 54.7 17.9 9.4 14.5 3.4
 Females 66.1 23.2 1.8 1.8 7.1
Personal Trainer (%) 43.4 16.8 6.4 20.8 12.7
 Males 44.4 20.5 6.8 17.1 11.1
 Females 41.1 8.9 5.4 28.6 16.1
Coach (%) 16.3 14.5 8.7 28.5 32.0
 Males 17.2 16.4 11.2 24.1 31.0
 Females 14.3 10.7 3.6 37.5 33.9
Parents (%) 41.6 19.1 6.4 16.2 16.8
 Males 45.3 17.1 6.8 15.4 15.4
 Females 33.9 23.2 5.4 17.9 19.6
Dietitian (%) 62.6 13.2 8.0 9.8 6.3
 Males 57.3 17.1 8.5 10.3 6.8
 Females 73.7 5.3 7.0 8.8 5.3