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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of studied Egyptian students in Mansoura University

From: Substance use patterns among university students in Egypt

Variables N [%] [n = 1138]
Age [mean ± SD] 19.6 ± 1.4
 < 20 550 [48.3]
 ≥ 20 588 [51.7]
Sex  
 Male 650 [57.1]
 Female 488 [42.9]
College type  
 Medical 219 [19.2]
 Practical 261 [22.9]
 Theoretical 658 [57.8]
Educational year  
 1st year 250 [22]
 2nd year 257 [22.6]
 3rd year 259 [22.8]
 4th year 266 [23.4]
 5th year 81 [7.1]
 6th year 25 [2.2]
Residence  
 Urban 565 [49.6]
 Rural 573 [50.4]
Smoking  
 Yes 256 [22.5]
 No 882 [77.5]
Medical problem  
 Yes 265 [23.3]
 No 873 [76.7]
Working during study  
 Yes 152 [13.4]
 No 986 [86.6]
Caffeine consumption  
 Yes 971 [85.3]
 No 167 [14.7]
Marital status  
 Single 1102 [96.8]
 Married 36 [3.2]
  1. All results are expressed as mean ± standard deviation or number [percentage of total]. N number