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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study sample (n = 739)

From: Psychological distress and its risk factors during COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study

Sociodemographic characteristics N %
Sex
 Female 507 68.8
 Male 230 31.2
Age (years)
 19 to 35 years 211 28.7
 36 to 50 years 307 41.8
 More than 50 years 217 29.5
Marital status
 Married 563 76.2
 Not married 176 23.8
Education
 Less than college degree 129 17.5
 College degree or postgraduate 610 82.5
Working status
 Working 435 58.9
 Not working 186 25.2
 Retired 118 15.9
Residence in KSA
 East 51 6.9
 Central 463 62.7
 North 20 2.7
 South 32 4.3
 West 173 23.4
Nationality
 Saudi 649 87.2
 Non-Saudi 90 12.8
Income (SRa per month)
 Less than 8000 232 31.4
 8000–16,000 251 33.9
 More than 16,000 256 34.7
  1. aSaudi riyal