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Research Article

Khat Chewing among Students of Higher Education in Jazan Region, Saudi Arabia: Prevalence, Pattern, and Related Factors

Table 1

Some selected background characteristics of the study population.

Characteristics %

Gender ( )
 Male216557.5
 Female159942.5
Age groups ( )
 Less than 20 years61416.3
 20-21160642.7
 22-2383022.1
 24 and above1674.4
Colleges ( )
 Health related93124.7
 Arts and humanities138036.7
 Other scientific145338.6
Mode of living
 Rural154941.2
 Urban221558.8
Marital status ( )
 Married3419.1
 Single325586.5
 Divorced441.2
 Widowed50.1
Father’s education ( )
 Illiterate55714.8
 Primary98126.1
 Intermediate59515.8
 Secondary52113.8
 University and above102127.1
Mother’s education ( )
 Illiterate145938.8
 Primary106828.4
 Intermediate41911.1
 Secondary3068.1
 University and above43711.6

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