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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study group

From: Asthma prevalence among 16- to 18-year-old adolescents in Saudi Arabia using the ISAAC questionnaire

  Boys
No. (%)
Girls
No. (%)
All
No. (%)
Total students 1504 (48.9%) 1569 (51.1%) 3073 (100.0%)
Age    
   Grade 1 510 (33.9%) 504 (32.1%) 1014 (33.0%)
   Grade 2 492 (32.7%) 533 (34.0%) 1025 (33.4%)
   Grade 3 502 (33.4%) 532 (33.9%) 1034 (33.6%)
Type of school    
   Government 677 (45.0%) 817 (52.1%) 1494 (48.6%)
   Private 827 (55.0%) 752 (47.9%) 1579 (51.4%)
School area    
   North 480 (31.9%) 376 (24.0%) 856 (27.9%)
   East 366 (24.3%) 566 (36.1%) 932 (30.3%)
   South 308 (20.5%) 335 (21.4%) 643 (20.9%)
   West 350 (23.3%) 292 (18.6%) 642 (20.9%)