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Table 2 Participants’ socio-demographic characteristics

From: Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its association with psychosocial and lifestyle variables: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Variable Total (N = 289)  
  Number (N) Percentage (%)
Faculty   
Medicine & health sciences 170 43.5
Engineering 30 7.7
Applied science 4 1
Economy 39 10
Human science 86 22
Agriculture 48 12.3
Law 5 1.3
Public Relations 3 0.8
Art 2 0.5
Information technology & computer engineering 1 0.3
Physical education 3 0.8
Academic year   
1st 127 31.9
2nd 116 29.1
3rd 78 16.9
4th 54 13.6
5th 19 4.8
Master 4 1
Area of living   
City 183 46.3
Village and Camp 212 53.6
Type of housing   
With family 326 81.9
Student housing 70 17.6
With relatives 2 0.5
Martial status   
Single 373 94
Married 16 4
Other 8 2
Family income   
 < 1500 NIS 23 5.9
1500 – 3000 NIS 103 26.5
3000 – 5000 NIS 142 36.6
More than 5000 NIS 120 30.9
Working status   
Working regularly 6 1.5
Working unregularly 27 6.8
Not working 363 91.7
Study funding   
Parents 369 92.7
Scholarships 23 5.8
Other 4 1