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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the university students enrolled in a study of one-year period prevalence of road traffic crashes in Kuwait, December 2016 (N = 1465)

From: A proportional odds model of risk behaviors associated with recurrent road traffic crashes among young adults in Kuwait

Demographic characteristics Total study sample (n = 1465)a %
Age (years), n (%)%
 17–20 537 37.7
 21–25 804 56.4
 ≥ 26 85 6.0
 Missing, n 39 2.7
Age (years), Mean (SD); Range (min – max) 21.5 (3.3) (17–38)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 417 28.5
 Female 1046 71.5
 Missing, n 2 0.1
Nationality
 Kuwaiti 980 67.1
 Non-Kuwaiti 480 32.9
 Missing, n 5 0.3
Governorate of residence
 Capital 348 23.8
 Hawalli 389 26.6
 Farwaniya 204 13.9
 Mubarak Al-Kabeer 171 11.7
 Ahmadi 162 11.1
 Jahra 189 12.9
 Missing, n 2 0.1
Faculty/ College of studiesb
 Science faculties 857 59.2
 Non-Science faculties 596 40.8
 Missing, n 3 0.2
  1. aCategory totals may not add up to total because of missing values
  2. bScience Faculties (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Engineering and Petroleum, Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering, Life Science, Architecture); Non-Science Faculties (Business and Administration, Law, Literature, Education, Islamic Studies and Sharia’a, Social sciences