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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants (N = 2316) and of the national population

From: The prevalence of primary headache disorders in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional population-based study

CharacteristicSample
n (%)
National populationa
%
Chi-squared
p
Gender
 male1442 (62.3)60.630.23
 female874 (37.7)39.4< 0.0001
Age (years)
 18–25769 (33.2)16.6 
 26–35818 (35.3)29.1233.8
 36–45448 (19.3)29.3< 0.0001
 46–55199 (8.6)17.0 
 56–6582 (3.5)7.9 
Education
 none205 (8.9)11.7724.8
 school1212 (52.3)70.8< 0.0001
 university897 (38.8)17.5 
Marital status
 never married867 (37.5)33.330.89
 married1381 (59.7)62.0< 0.0001
 widowed/divorced66 (2.8)4.7 
Occupation
 employed or self-employed (n=)1199 (51.9)53.6 
 housewife567 (24.5)22.668.56
 student348 (15.1)18.6< 0.0001
 other (including retired)196 (8.5)5.2 
Nationality
 Saudi1730 (74.7)66.078.1
 non-Saudi586 (25.3)34.0< 0.0001
  1. afrom national census 2010 [20]
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