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Table 1 Socioeconomic differences between Kuwaiti and non-Kuwaiti residents in Kuwait in 2019

From: The effects of non-pharmaceutical interventions on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in different socioeconomic populations in Kuwait: a modeling study

  Kuwaitis (P1) Non-Kuwaitis (P2)
Population - N (%) 1,432,045 (30.0) 3,344,362 (70.0)
Average Monthly Income in Public Sector [15, 16] - Kuwaiti Dinar (USD)
 Female 1279 (4135) 666 (2153)
 Male 1807 (5841) 726 (2347)
Average Monthly Income in Private Sector [15, 16] - Kuwaiti Dinar (USD)
 Female 866 (2799) 387 (1251)
 Male 1417 (4581) 271 (876)
Education - N (%)
 Below secondary school 521,699 (36.4) 2,265,394 (67.7)
 Secondary school and above 481,407 (33.6) 552,725 (16.5)
 Unknown 428,939 (30.0) 52,6243 (15.7)
Occupation* - N (%)
 Manual work 21,288 (4.0) 1,148,897 (44.4)
 Non-manual work 568,843 (96.2) 1,291,496 (50.0)
Not stated 1354 (0·2%) 145,865 (5·6%)
Healthcare Access Free medical, dentistry and pharmacy care Fee-for-service
Social Welfare Available Not available
Public Housing Subsidized Not available
  1. *Occupations as per International Standard Classification of Occupations. Grouped under manual work are agriculture and fishery workers, craft and related trades work, production monitoring and elementary occupations. Under non-manual are managers, professionals, associate professionals, clerk and sales services workers. Population, education and income data sourced from PACI [14]