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Table 1 Demographic data and information on sporting practices

From: Injury in kite buggying: the role of the ‘out-of-buggy experience’

Gender M 117, F 8, unspecified 2
Age Average 39.6, min 19, max 60, SD 10.1
Country Germany 38, Italy 23, Australia 13, France 17, Spain 1, USA 7, UK 14, Belgium 2, Denmark 2, Netherlands 3, Brazil 1, Costa Rica 1, Ireland 1, Japan 1, Mexico 1, Uruguay 1, New Zealand 1
Affiliation CIKB 20, GPA 26, FFCV 12, AEKB5, SPKA 3, BCH 3, other (21 associations) 19, none 39
Experience (years) > 7, 52; 3–7, 55; < 3, 15; unspecified, 5
Rating Instructor 11, advanced 61, intermediate 48, beginner 5, unspecified 2
Kite type usually used Foil 118, leading edge inflatable 6, with battens 1, unspecified 2
Days of practice/year Min 1.5, max 216, average 42.8, SD 39.9, mean 38.5
Session duration (hours) Average 4.2, SD 2.2, min 1, max 3, mean 4
  1. AEKB Asociación Española de Kite Buggy, BCH Buggy Club Holland, CIKB Campionato Italiano Kite Buggying, FFCV Fédération Francaise de Char à Voile, GPA German Parakart Association
  2. Kitesailing E.V., SPKA Scottish Power Kite Association