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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study sample (N = 723)

From: Risk perception regarding the COVID-19 outbreak among the general population: a comparative Middle East survey

Sociodemographics Saudi Arabia (468) Egypt (162) Jordan (93) Total
n % n % n % n %
Age
 Younger than 24 years 72 15.4% 39 24.1% 3 3.2% 114 15.8%
 25–29 years 51 10.9% 21 13.0% 9 9.7% 81 11.2%
 30–34 years 99 21.2% 24 14.8% 9 9.7% 132 18.3%
 35–39 years 120 25.6% 21 13.0% 33 35.5% 174 24.1%
 40–44 years 81 17.3% 24 14.8% 15 16.1% 120 16.6%
 45–49 years 27 5.8% 12 7.4% 15 16.1% 54 7.5%
 50 years and older 18 3.8% 21 13.0% 9 9.7% 48 6.6%
Gender
 Female 183 39.1% 63 38.9% 18 19.4% 264 36.5%
 Male 285 60.9% 99 61.1% 75 80.6% 459 63.5%
Marital status
 Single 117 25.0% 33 20.4% 21 22.6% 171 23.7%
 Married 351 75.0% 129 79.6% 72 77.4% 552 76.3%
Educational level
 School 24 5.1% 24 14.8% 6 6.5% 54 7.5%
 Diploma 87 18.6% 81 50.0% 12 12.9% 180 24.9%
 Bachelor’s degree 231 49.4% 45 27.8% 48 51.6% 324 44.8%
 Postgraduate studies 126 26.9% 12 7.4% 27 29.0% 165 22.8%
  1. n frequency, % percentage