Table 2 Positive answers given by junior athletes and schoolchildren to the personal symptom and family history questionnaires
QuestionPersonal symptoms and family historyJunior athletes (nā€Š=ā€Š1047)School children (nā€Š=ā€Š1646)
1Have you ever fainted during exercise?14 (1.3)55 (3.3)
2Have you ever fainted following exercise?15 (1.4)27 (1.6)
3Have you ever fainted unrelated to exercise?112 (10.7)265 (16.1)
4Do you experience dizzy turns during exercise?67 (6.4)162 (9.8)
5Do you experience dizzy turns following exercise?44 (4.2)55 (3.3)
6Do you experience dizzy turns unrelated to exercise?123 (11.7)217 (13.2)
7Do you experience palpitations?41 (3.9)205 (12.5)
8Do you experience chest pains, heaviness or tightness during exercise?65 (6.2)285 (17.3)
9Do you experience chest pains, heaviness or tightness following exercise?52 (4.9)190 (11.5)
10Do you experience chest pains, heaviness or tightness unrelated exercise?68 (6.5)285 (17.3)
11Do you feel that you are more breathless or more easily tired than your team mates?103 (9.8)277 (16.8)
12Is there a family history of heart disease?313 (29.9)586 (35.6)
13Has there been unexplained death or deaths due to heart disease in young family members?30 (2.9)158 (9.6)
  • Data are means (%).