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Table 2 Socio-demographic and lifestyle characteristics among Qatari adults (n = 1109)

From: Adherence to the Qatar dietary guidelines: a cross-sectional study of the gaps, determinants and association with cardiometabolic risk amongst adults

  n = 1109
n %
Sex
 Male 570 51.4
 Female 539 48.6
Age (years)
 18–24 264 23.8
 25–34 314 28.3
 35–44 332 29.9
 45–54 162 14.6
 55–64 37 3.3
Education
 Up to high school levela 688 62.1
 University/graduate level 420 37.9
Marital Status
 Not married 355 32.0
 Married 754 68.0
Employment status
 Not working (including housewife) 417 37.6
 Working 691 62.4
Parental Consanguinity
 No 679 61.2
 Yes 430 38.8
Family history of diabetes
 No 402 36.2
 Yes 707 63.8
Family history of High blood pressure
 No 421 38.0
 Yes 688 62.0
Smoking Status
 Nonsmoker or past smoker 914 82.4
 Current smoker 195 17.6
  1. aThis category includes: no schooling, elementary, intermediate schooling and high school