Source of recommendation

Total (N = 449)

Men (N = 258)

Women (N = 191)

 

n

%1

n

%2

n

%3

Myself

217

48.3

127

49.2

90

47.1

Friend

129

28.7

72

27.9

57

29.8

Advertisement

61

13.6

30

11.6

31

16.2

Coach

43

9.6

30

11.6

13

6.8

Family member

26

5.8

10

3.9

16

8.4

Club employee

4

0.9

2

0.8

2

1.0

1(n/449)*100; 2(n/258)*100; 3(n/191)*100
Table 3: Sources of recommendation for consumption of energy drink among athletes.