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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the respondents and mean score on PSS-10 (n = 966)

From: Perceived stress among university students in Oman during COVID-19-induced e-learning

    PSS10
  Number % Mean SD
Gender Male 151 15.6 21.0 4.3
  Female 815 84.4 22.2 4.2
Age ≤ 20 424 43.9 21.9 4.3
  21–25 420 43.5 22.2 4.1
  ≥ 25 122 12.6 21.3 4.3
Marital status Married 133 13.8 22.6 4.2
  Unmarried 833 86.2 21.3 4.3
Place of residence Rural 578 59.8 21.9 4.6
  Urban 388 40.2 22.1 4.7
Family type Nuclear family 480 49.7 21.5 4.4
  Joint family 486 50.3 22.4 4.1
Degree level Bachelor 689 71.3 22.2 4.3
  Diploma 277 28.7 21.3 4.1
Study year Year 1 292 30.2 21.4 4.3
  Year 2 160 16.6 22.3 4.3
  Year 3 184 19.0 21.7 4.3
  Year 4 and above 330 34.2 22.5 4.2
CGPA ≤ 2.0 99 10.2 21.6 3.6
  2.00–2.49 179 18.2 21.4 4.0
  2.50–2.99 248 25.7 22.0 4.0
  3.00–3.49 262 27.1 22.6 4.4
  3.50–4.00 178 18.4 21.6 4.8
College CEMIS 273 28.3 21.9 3.6
  CAS 517 53.5 21.9 4.5
  CPN 74 7.7 21.9 3.6
  CEA 102 10.6 22.5 4.5