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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics stratified by physical activity (PA) status during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Kuwait

From: Anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kuwait: the importance of physical activity

Sociographic characteristics N = 1284 Inactive Active χ2 P value
693 591
53.9% 46.1%
Gender Male 707 366 341 3.08 0.079
55.1% 51.8% 48.2%
Female 577 327 250
44.9% 56.7% 43%
Marital Status Unmarried 608 312 296 3.28 0.07
47.4% 51.3% 48.7%
Married 676 381 295
52.6% 56.4% 43.6%
Education HS & Less 110 66 44 18.692 < 0.001
8.6% 60.0% 40.0%
Diploma 165 100 65
12.9% 60.6% 39.4%
Bachelor’s 759 421 338
59.1% 55.5% 44.5%
MS or PhD 250 106 144
19.5% 42.4% 57.6%
Occupation Employer 286 154 132 7.498 0.058
22.3% 53.8% 46.2%
Student 874 458 416
68.1% 52.4% 47.6%
Retired 67 45 22
5.2% 67.2% 32.8%
Unemployed 57 36 21
4.4% 63.2% 36.8%