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Table 4 Socio-demographic Characteristics of the Participants in the Quantiative Study

From: Psychometric validation of a Saudi Arabian version of the sf-36v2 health survey and norm data for Saudi Arabia

  Saudi Arabia USA
Count % Count %
Age group
 15–29 yearsa 2962 49.4 887 22.0
 30–44 years 1695 28.3 1089 27.0
 45–59 years 952 15.9 1151 28.5
 60+ years 392 6.5 909 22.5
Missing 165   0  
Gender
 Male 2903 47.5 1940 48.1
 Female 3209 52.5 2096 51.9
Missing 54   0  
Marital status
 Married 3111 51.0 2081 51.6
 Widowed 130 2.1 239 5.9
 Divorced/separated 187 3.1 630 15.6
 Single/Never married 2671 43.8 1086 26.9
Missing 67   0  
Education
 At most high school 2575 42.8 1777 44.0
 Some college or similar 840 14.0 847 21.0
 College degree 2602 43.2 1412 35.0
Region
 Central 2392 38.9   
 Eastern 783 12.7   
 Western 2330 37.9   
 Northern 126 2.1   
 Southern 513 8.4   
Missing 22    
  1. aUS sample 18-29