Table 6: Types of Doping and Frequency of Use among subjects in the present study (N = 164).
Category of Doping | n (%) |
9. Which of these doping has you used most frequently? | |
Anabolic Agents | 0 (0.00) |
Peptide Hormones | 0 (0.00) |
Beta-2 Agonists | 0 (0.00) |
Hormone & Metabolic Modulators | 0 (0.00) |
Diuretics & Other Masking Agents | 1 (0.61) |
Stimulants | 2 (1.22) |
Narcotics | 0 (0.00) |
Cannabinoids | 0 (0.00) |
Glucocorticosteroids | 4 (2.44) |
Substances Prohibited in particular sports | 0 (0.00) |
Other | 0 (0.00) |
Not used | 157 (95.73) |
Note. Significance: p < 0.001. Since the p-value is 0.0001, we can conclude that there is a statistically
significant difference between the frequencies of use of doping among Olympic athletes.