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Table 5 Group 2 (potentially pathologic) ECG findings in athletes and controls

From: Electrocardiographic pattern of apparently healthy African adolescent athletes in Nigeria

ECG Abnormality Athletes (N = 180)
n (%)
Controls (N = 180)
n (%)
Left axis deviation 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0)
Prolonged QTc interval 3 (1.7) 2 (1.1)
Short QTc interval 3 (1.7) 2 (1.1)
Short PR interval 4 (2.2) 0 (0.0)
Right atrial enlargement 1 (0.6) 1 (0.6)
Left atrial enlargement 1 (0.6) 1 (0.6)
Tall T waves in V5, V6 1 (0.6) 8 (4.4)
Total 14 (7.7) 14 (7.7)