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Research Article

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

Table 2

Prevalence of Khat chewing among study participants.

CategoryEver Khat chewersCurrent Khat chewers
(%)95% CI (%)95% CI

Gender
 Male 876 (40.5)**38.4–42.5834 (38.5)*36.5–40.5
 Female 59 (3.7)2.9–4.934 (2.1)1.6–2.9
College Type
 Health related221 (23.7)21.1–26.5219 (23.5)20.9–26.3
 Arts and humanities248 (18.0)16.0–20.0218 (15.8)18.9–17.8
 Other scientific466 (32.1)29.7–34.5431 (29.7)27.3–32.0
Mode of living
 Rural443 (28.6)*26.4–30.9441 (26.5)*24.3–28.8
 Urban492 (22.2)20.5–23.9457 (20.6)18.9–22.3

Total 935 (24.8)23.4–26.2868 (23.1)21.7–24.4

Significant difference ( value < 0.05), significant difference ( value < 0.01).

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