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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (n = 1173)

From: Public awareness, patterns of use and attitudes toward natural health products in Kuwait: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristics Frequency (%)
Gender  
Male 512 (43.6)
Female 661 (56.4)
Martial state  
Single 385 (32.8)
Married 754 (64.3)
Divorced 34 (2.9)
Age (years)  
20–39 531 (45.2)
40–59 436 (37.2)
≥ 60 206 (17.6)
Educational level*  
Low-intermediate education 159 (13.6)
High education 1010 (86.1)
Residence (Governorates)  
Al-Ahmadi 249 (21.2)
Hawalli 204 (17.4)
Al-Farwaniyah 208 (17.2)
Capital 193 (16.5)
Mubarak Al-Kabeer 188 (16.0)
Al-Jahra 131 (11.7)
Monthly income*  
< 500 Kuwaiti Dinars (KD) 258 (22.0)
500–1000 Kuwaiti Dinars (KD) 451 (38.4)
> 1000 Kuwaiti Dinars (KD) 453 (38.6)
Personal health  
Excellent 463 (39.5)
Very good 487 (41.5)
Good 192 (16.4)
Fair 31 (2.6)
Chronic disease  
Yes 401 (34.2)
No 772 (65.8)
  1. * Percentages may not total 100 because of missing response.