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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of Saudi youths by sex, 2013

From: The health of Saudi youths: current challenges and future opportunities

Factor Categories Male Female Both sexes
N Weighted % SE N Weighted % SE N Weighted % SE
Age 15ā€“19 years 677 58.6 1.8 547 48.5 1.9 1224 53.7 1.3
20ā€“24 years 512 41.4 1.8 646 51.5 1.9 1158 46.3 1.3
Education Primary school or less 153 14.5 1.3 175 14.9 1.4 328 14.7 0.9
Elementary/high school 941 76.5 1.6 824 68.4 1.8 1765 72.6 1.2
College or higher education 94 9.0 1.1 192 16.7 1.4 286 12.8 0.9
Marital status Never married 1135 96.8 0.6 925 86.2 1.1 2060 91.6 0.6
Currently married 53 2.9 0.5 252 12.3 1.0 305 7.5 0.6
Separated, divorced, widowed 1 0.3 0.3 16 1.6 0.5 17 0.9 0.3
Work status Employed 145 10.9 1.1 65 5.5 0.9 210 8.2 0.7
Student 933 80.6 1.4 795 70.7 1.7 1728 75.8 1.1
Unemployed 96 6.7 0.9 112 9.0 1.1 208 7.8 0.7
Other 15 1.8 0.6 221 14.9 1.3 236 8.2 0.7