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Table 2 Selected demographic characteristics of participants (N = 1,063)

From: Beliefs and attitudes about breast cancer and screening practices among Arab women living in Qatar: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic No. (%) of participants
Age (years) (M = 44.9, SD = 8.4)*  
35-39 365 (34.4)
40-49 399 (37.6)
50+ 297 (28.0)
Nationality  
Qatari citizen 554 (52.1)
Non-Qatari resident 509 (47.9)
Marital status  
Single 224 (21.1)
Married 839 (78.9)
Religion  
Muslim 1044 (98.2)
Christian 19 (1.8)
Length of residence in Qatar (years)  
10-29 332 (31.2)
30-49 551 (51.8)
50+ 180 (16.9)
Living area  
Urban 943 (88.7)
Semi-urban 120 (11.3)
Education level of participant  
≤Primary/Intermediate 359 (33.8)
Secondary/Trade School 350 (32.9)
University 354 (33.3)
Education level of participant’s husband (n = 896)  
≤Primary/Intermediate 276 (30.8)
Secondary/Trade School 292 (32.6)
University 328 (36.6)
Employment status of participant  
Employed 362 (34.1)
Unemployed 701 (65.9)
  1. *2 participants did not answer this question.