Table 2

The demographic variables of the Saudi mothers (n = 402)


Mean age (95% confidence interval)

31 (30-32)

Total urban origin

305 (75.9%)

Originally from Al-Ahsa area

271

Originally from other areas

34


Total Bedouin origin

97 (24.1%)

Originally from Al-Ahsa area

48

Originally from other areas

49


Education level

Illiterate

51 (12.7%)

Primary school

44 (11.0%)

Intermediate school

43 (10.7%)

High school

101 (25.1%)

College graduate

163 (40.5%)


Employed

71 (17.7%)

Less than college education

6

College graduate

65


Al-Abdi et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2011 12:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-12-15

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