Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of 1,250 female high-school students in Kuwait, 2010
Characteristics
Age in years, Mean (SD) 16.4 (1.15)
n (%)
Nationality
  Kuwaiti 1175 (94.0)
  Non-Kuwaiti 75 (6.0)
Father’s Education1
  No formal education 35 (2.8)
  Primary/intermediate 210 (16.8)
  Secondary 392 (31.4)
  Diploma 163 (13.0)
  University and above 436 (34.9)
Mother’s Education2
  No formal education 91 (7.3)
  Primary/intermediate 185 (14.8)
  Secondary 380 (30.4)
  Diploma 184 (14.7)
  University and above 403 (32.2)
Current father Income (Kuwaiti Dinars)
  ≤1000 327 (26.2)
  1001-1500 187 (15.0)
  ≥ 1501 158 (12.6)
  Don’t know 578 (46.2)
Current Residence
  With both parents 1054 (84.3)
  With mother alone 155 (12.4)
  With father alone 22 (1.8)
  Other relatives only 19 (1.5)

1 Missing for 14 participants, 2 Missing for 7 participants.

Al-Awadhi et al.

Al-Awadhi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:29   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-29

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