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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of surfers (N = 85)

From: Auditory exostosis in Australian warm water surfers: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics n Percent
Age
 18 to 30 years 6 7.1%
 31 to 50 years 28 32.9%
 51 to 75 years 51 60.0%
Surfing experience
 Less than 10 years 6 7.1%
 11 to 25 years 20 23.5%
 26 to 50 years 46 54.1%
 More than 50 years 13 15.3%
Winter exposure
 Less than 1500 h 35 41.2%
 1500 to 3000 h 24 28.2%
 More than 3000 h 26 30.6%
Surfing ability (Hutt scale [21])
 Beginner 2 2.4%
 Intermediate 57 67.1%
 Advanced 26 30.6%
  1. Abbreviation: n number of individuals