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Table 1 General characteristics of the study participants (n 2255)a

From: The impact of COVID-19 quarantine on dietary habits and physical activity in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study

Variables N %
Age (years)
 18–29 484 21
 30–39 534 24
 40–49 447 20
 50–59 469 21
  ≥ 60 321 14
Sex
 Male 802 36
 Female 1453 64
Nationality
 Saudi 2058 91
 Non-Saudi 197 9
Marital Status
 Single 446 20
 Married 1653 73
 Divorced 122 5
 Widower 34 2
Region
 Western Region 1574 70
 Central Region 357 16
 Eastern Region 190 8
 Northern Region 22 1
 Southern Region 112 5
Work Status
 Student 229 10
 Working remotely (from home) 541 24
 Working at workplace 401 18
 Retired 425 19
 Unemployed 659 29
Education Level
 High school education or less 341 15
 University education 1534 68
 Higher education 380 17
Income (Saudi riyals)
  < 5000 236 10
 5000–10,000 569 25
 11,000–20,000 758 34
  > 20,000 692 31
  1. aData presented as number and percentage