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Table 1 Socio-demographic and injury characteristic of 166 athletes with disabilities

From: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on athletes with disabilities preparing for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo

Socio-demographic and injury characteristic Athletes with disabilities (n = 166)
n (%)
Gender
 Male 106 (63.9)
 Female 60 (36.1)
Marital status
 Single 105 (63.3)
 In relationship 61 (24.1)
Place of living
 Urban area 126 (76.5)
 Rural area 39 (23.5)
Education
 Higher 160 (96.4)
 Elementary/vocational 6 (3.6)
Professional status
 Employed 146 (88.0)
 Unemployed 20 (12.0)
Sport discipline
 Archery 7 (4.2)
 Athletics 39 (23.5)
 Boccia 4 (2.4)
 Canoe 2 (1.2)
 Cycling 7 (4.2)
 Goalball 9 (5.4)
 Powerlifting 15 (9.0)
 Rowing 6 (3.6)
 Shooting 5 (3.0)
 Swimming 25 (15.1)
 Sitting volleyball 11 (6.6)
 Table tennis 10 (6.0)
 Wheelchair fencing 5 (3.0)
 Wheelchair rugby 8 (4.8)
 Wheelchair basketball 13 (7.8)
Type of disability
 Paraplegia 21 (12.6)
 Tetraplegia 22 (13.3)
 Muscular dystrophy 3 (1.8)
 Heine-Medina (poliomyelitis) 2 (1.2)
 Spina bifida 10 (6.0)
 Cerebral palsy 14 (8.4)
 Limb amputations 37 (22.2)
 Multiple sclerosis 2 (1.2)
 Other 55 (33.1)