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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants in the evaluation of knowledge and attitude towards pre-marital counseling by gender, Oman, 2010

From: A study on knowledge, attitude, and practice towards premarital carrier screening among adults attending primary healthcare centers in a region in Oman

Characteristics Total Men Women P value
  (N = 400) (N = 233) (N = 167)  
  N (%) N (%) N (%)  
Age     0.44
  20 – 25 164 (41.0) 93 (39.9) 70 (42.0)  
  26 – 30 153 (38.3) 86 (36.8) 67 (40.1)  
  31 – 35 83 (20.7) 54 (23.2) 30 (17.9)  
Marital status     0.03
  Married 237 (59.3) 124 (53.1) 114 (68.5)  
  Single 154 (38.4) 106 (45.6) 46 (27.8)  
  Divorced 7 (1.8) 2 (0.9) 5 (3.1)  
  Widowed 2 (0.5) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.6)  
Monthly income (OMR)     0.11
  <500 252 (63.0) 147 (63.1) 105 (62.9)  
  500-1000 128 (32.0) 74 (31.8) 54 (32.3)  
  >1000 12 (3.0) 10 (4.1) 2 (1.9)  
Level of education     0.19
  High school level 258 (64.5) 161 (69.1) 97 (58.1)  
  Graduate & above 142 (35.5) 72 (30.9) 70 (41.9)  
Employment     0.001
  Unemployed 112 (28.0) 35 (15.1) 82 (49.1)  
  Employed 283 (72.0) 198 (84.9) 85 (50.9)