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Table 1 Baseline demographics of the study participants

From: Validation of the factor structure and psychometric characteristics of the Arabic adaptation of the sense of coherence SOC-13 scale: a confirmatory factor analysis

Factor Count (n)/mean Percentage/SD (%)
Sex   
Males 481 38.9
Females 754 61.1
Age   
18–25 653 52.9
26–33 230 18.6
34–41 149 12.1
42–49 121 9.8
50–57 65 5.3
Over 58 17 1.4
Marital status   
Married 414 33.5
Widow 1 0.1
Single 779 63.1
Divorced 41 33.2
Employment   
Employee 462 37.4
Student 558 45.2
Unemployed 214 17.3
Region   
Central 683 55.3
Eastern 355 28.7
Northern 42 3.4
Southern 57 4.6
Western 98 7.9
Psychiatric history 104 8.4
Current mental issues 220 17.8
On psych medications 65 5.3
Ruqia history 285 23.1
Smoking 166 13.4
Substance use 22 1.8
Psychological issues 639 51.7