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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample characteristics (n = 1049)

From: Prevalence of anxiety and depression among Palestinian university students: a cross-sectional study during COVID-19 pandemic

Variable Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
1. Gender Male 403 38.4
Female 646 61.6
2. Field of study Human medicine 343 32.7
Health sciences other than human medicine 234 22.3
Scientific non-medical majors 200 19.1
Literary majors 272 25.9
3. Study year First year 196 18.7
Second year 315 30
Third year 214 20.4
Fourth year 191 18.2
Fifth year 119 11.3
Sixth year 14 1.3
4. Sleeping duration/day Less than 6 h 266 25.4
6 to 8 h 643 61.3
More than 8 h 140 13.3
5. Smoking No 744 70.9
Yes 305 29.1
6. Source of food Homemade food 307 29.3
Restaurants 191 18.2
Homemade food and restaurants 551 52.5
7. Place of residence Village 511 48.7
City 473 45.1
Camp 65 6.2