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Table 1 Demographics of all male and female competition entries who won and lost. Data are mean (standard deviation)

From: What are the odds? Identifying factors related to competitive success in powerlifting

Variable Male (n = 6,567) Female (n = 4,032) Win (n = 4,199) Lose (n = 6,400)
Age, year 28 (10) 31 (11) 30 (11) 29 (11)
Body weight, kg 89.5 (18.3) 69.5 (15.7) 81.7 (22.6) 82.0 (17.8)
Age ≥ 40 year# 725[11%] 784 [19%] 642 [15%] 867 [14%]
Time competing, days 357 (511) 318 (489) 401 (528) 304 (483)
Average competitions, n 3.0 (2.9) 3.0 (2.8) 3.4 (3.3) 2.8 (2.5)
  1. *P < 0.05; P < 0.01; P < 0.001