Table 2 Primary position played by responding athletes
PositionAll (%, n = 278)*No headgear (%, n = 216)Headgear (%, n = 52)
Defence33.8 (94/278)31.5 (68/216)36.5 (19/52)
Forward/striker20.1 (56//278)19.9 (43/216)25.0 (13/52)
Goalkeeper10.1 (28/278)9.3 (20/216)11.5 (6/52)
Midfield36.0 (100/278)39.4 (85/216)26.9 (14/52)
  • *10 athletes could not reliably be classified as wearing or not wearing headgear.