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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants (N = 417)

From: Pattern of physical exercise practice among university students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (before beginning and during college): a cross-sectional study

Variablesn%
Gender
 Male9522.8
 Female32277.2
Marital status
 Single37389.4
 Married4410.6
Academic year
 Foundation year215.0
 2nd year8420.1
 3rd year9322.3
 4th year9723.3
 5th year5012.0
 Other7217.3
Chronic illness
 None38692.6
 Asthma92.2
 Anemia20.5
 Hypothyroidism20.5
 Diabetes71.7
 Muscle and bone diseases51.2
 Other61.4
Type of school
 Private school9121.8
 Public school31776.0
 Other92.2
Type of degree
 Non degree1.2
 Bachelor’s40095.9
 PhD51.2
 Diploma3.7
 Master’s71.7
 Flight license1.2