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Table 5 Association between NK Status and SDF, NTREdX and FSNTR, as Assessed by Multiple Logistic Regressiona

From: Sports nutrition knowledge and perceptions among professional basketball athletes and coaches in Lebanon-a cross-sectional study

Independent Variables β S.E. P-valueb OR 95% C.I. for EXP (B) R square
   Lower Upper  
Model 1        0.033-0.053
Age 0.021 0.047 0.67 1.021 0.932 1.119  
Sex 0.887 0.414 0.03 2.427 1.077 5.467  
Model 2        0.148-0.233
Age 0.043 0.054 0.43 1.044 0.939 1.160  
Gender 0.306 0.484 0.53 1.357 0.526 3.503  
Nutrition Courses Takenc 0.855 0.428 0.05 2.351 1.016 5.443  
Consultation with a Nutritionist 0.340 0.461 0.46 1.405 0.569 3.469  
Nutritionist spoken to team 0.544 0.511 0.29 1.723 0.633 4.690  
Education on Banned supplements 1.348 0.433 0.00 3.851 1.647 9.005  
Model 3        0.162-0.256
Age 0.041 0.057 0.47 1.042 0.932 1.165  
Gender -0.284 0.634 0.65 0.753 0.217 2.605  
Nutrition Courses Taken 0.750 0.449 0.10 2.117 0.877 5.109  
Consultation with a Nutritionist 0.384 0.474 0.42 1.468 0.580 3.715  
Nutritionist spoken to team 0.493 0.524 0.35 1.638 0.587 4.573  
Education on Banned supplements 1.237 0.466 0.01 3.447 1.382 8.599  
Learning about nutrition is not important for athletes d
Agree 0.628 0.635 0.32 1.874 0.540 6.499  
Neutral 0.423 0.829 0.61 1.527 0.301 7.744  
Nutrition counseling is important only to change weight d
Agree 0.718 0.627 0.25 2.051 0.600 7.010  
Neutral 0.198 0.580 0.73 1.219 0.391 3.798  
  1. a Dependent Variable: NK Status; NK Nutrition knowledge, SDF Socio-demographic factors, NTREdX Nutrition education experience, FSNTR Feelings towards Sports Nutrition Statements and impact of Dietitian/Nutritionist on Diet and Performance Statements
  2. b P-value: < 0.05 = statistical significance
  3. c P-value= 0.046
  4. d Reference group: Learning about nutrition is not important for athletes/ Nutrition counseling is important for change: Disagree