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Table 3 Sociodemographics and sports history of former collegiate athlete cohort (n = 797)

From: Association between concussion and mental health in former collegiate athletes

Sociodemographics/sports history n % Sociodemographics/sports history n %
Sex    Highest education level
Male 376 47.2 High school/GED 6 0.7
Female 421 52.8 Bachelor’s degree 377 47.4
    Post-graduate degree 413 51.9
Age (in years)    Missing 1  
Less than 29 212 26.6    
30 to 34 139 17.4 Total years played sport
35 to 39 158 19.8 Less than 5 147 18.5
40 to 44 167 21.0 5 to 9 206 25.9
45 and over 121 15.2 10 to 14 221 27.8
    15 to 19 188 23.7
Race/ethnicity    20 to 24 25 3.1
Non-Hispanic White 686 86.1 25 or more 7 0.9
Non-Hispanic Black 71 8.9 Missing 3  
Non-Hispanic Asian/PIa 11 1.4    
Mixed race 29 3.6 Years since playing college sports
    Less than 5 78 10.0
Current body mass indexb    5 to 9 152 19.4
Underweight/Normal 427 55.4 10 to 14 170 21.7
Overweight 264 33.2 15 to 19 143 18.3
Obese 90 11.3 20 to 24 149 19.1
Missing 3   25 or more 90 11.5
    Missing 15  
  1. aPI = Pacific Islander.
  2. bWHO classifications: Underweight/Normal (<25.0 kg/m2); Overweight (25.0 – 29.9 kg/m2); Obese (≥30.0 kg/m2).