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Table 1 Demographic profiles of students from the three colleges at King Saud University (N = 339)

From: Mental well-being among health science specialty female students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Sociodemographic characteristics Nursing Pharmacy Medicine Total
  n % n % n % n %
Age (years) 16–20 66 48.89 46 39.32 73 83.91 185 58.54
  21–25 68 50.37 49 41.88 12 13.79 129 40.82
  26–30 1 0.74 22 18.8 2 2.3 25 7.91
Marital status Single 133 98.52 89 76.07 85 97.7 307 97.15
  Married 1 0.74 26 22.22 1 1.15 28 8.86
Academic level Widow 1 0.74 2 1.71 1 1.15 4 1.27
Level 3 43 31.85 40 34.19 1 1.15 84 26.58
  Level 4 52 38.52 27 23.08 66 75.86 145 45.89
  Level 5 34 25.19 8 6.84 1 1.15 43 13.61
  Level 6 6 4.44 42 35.9 19 21.84 67 21.2
Residence Inside Riyadh 133 98.5 100 85.5 85 97.7 318 93.8
  Outside Riyadh 2 1.5 17 14.5 2 2.3 21 6.2
Inside Riyadh (n = 318) Northern Riyadh 84 62.2 28 23.9 38 43.7 150 44.2
  Southern Riyadh 12 8.9 24 20.5 13 14.9 49 14.5
  Eastern Riyadh 27 20.0 26 22.2 28 32.2 81 23.9
  Western Riyadh 10 7.4 22 18.8 6 6.9 38 11.2
Outside Riyadh (n = 21) Northern Saudi Arabia 0 0.0 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 0.6
  Southern Saudi Arabia 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.3
  Eastern Saudi Arabia 2 1.5 1 0.9 1 1.1 4 1.2
  Western Saudi Arabia 0 0.0 14 12.0 0 0.0 14 4.1
  1. n = frequency, % = percentage