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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants (n = 295)

From: Self-reported experience of orofacial injury, preventive practice, and knowledge of Iranian adolescent martial art athletes towards sports-related orofacial injuries

  Karate
n (%)
Taekwondo
n (%)
Total
n (%)
Gender
Male 24 (36.9) 97 (42.2) 121 (41.0)
Female 41 (63.1) 133 (57.8) 174 (59.0)
Number of years of sport experience
< 3 years 13 (4.4) 52 (17.6) 65 (22.0)
≥ 3 years 51 (17.3) 179 (60.7) 230 (78.0)
Training sessions per week
1–2 h/week 9 (13.8) 25 (10.9) 34 (11.5)
3–5 h/week 10 (15.4) 84 (36.5) 94 (31.9)
≥ 5 h/week 46 (70.8) 121 (52.6) 167 (56.6)
Previous training on prevention and management of orofacial injuries
Yes 28 (43.1) 46 (20.0) 74 (25.1)
No 37 (56.9) 184 (80.0) 221 (74.9)