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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants (n = 987)

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of the Sudanese people towards COVID-19: an online survey

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
Age groups in years
 Less than 30 years 576 58.4
 30 years and more 411 41.6
Mean (±SD) age in years 30.13 (± 9.84)  
Gender
 Female 438 44.4
 Male 549 55.6
Highest education level
 Basic education 47 4.8
 University and more 940 95.2
Residence
 Khartoum State 708 71.7
 Other states 168 17.0
 Sudanese but currently outside Sudan 111 11.2
Awareness about COVID-19 pandemic
 Yes 901 91.3
 No or not sure 86 8.7
Source of knowledge (n for each is 987)
 Official websites (e.g. MOH, WHO) 775 78.5
 Social media 471 47.7
 Mass media 463 46.9
 Public health/ hospitals banners 411 41.6
 Health personnel 244 24.7
 Social talks (friends, family and co-workers) 213 21.6