All | LEAF-Q ≥8 | LEAF-Q <8 | |
---|---|---|---|
(N=45) | (n=28) | (n=17) | |
BMD Z-score ≤−1¤ | (N=17) | (n=13) | (n=4) |
BMD Z-score ≤−2¤ | (N=4) | (n=2) | (n=2) |
Eating disorders | (N=11) | (n=7) | (n=4) |
Disordered eating | (N=1) | (n=1) | (n=0) |
Underweight (BMI <18.5) | (N=6) | (n=5) | (n=1) |
Menstrual dysfunction | (N=29) | (n=23) | (n=6)** |
Hypotension | (N=7) | (n=6) | (n=1) |
Hypoglycaemia | (N=16) | (n=13) | (n=3)* |
*p<0.05, **p<0.01, tested with Fisher's exact test.
BMD, bone mineral density; BMI, body mass index, ¤ determined by DEXA scan; DEXA, LEAF-Q, Low Energy Availability in Females Questionnaire.