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Table 1 Women’s characteristics in the study sample (n = 100)*

From: The reliability of the Arabic version of osteoporosis knowledge assessment tool (OKAT) and the osteoporosis health belief scale (OHBS)

Item No %
Age   
20–29 20 20
30–39 44 44
40–49 27 27
50–51 9 9
Age Mean (SD)/range 37.1 (8.4)/23–63
BMI Mean (SD)/range 26.6 (5.5)/18–51
Marital Status   
Single 17 17
Married 81 81
Divorced/Widow 2 2
Regular menses   
Yes 75 79
No 20 21
Age at puberty   
Less than 13 12 12
13–15 78 78
16+ 10 10
Smoking status   
Yes 21 21
No 79 79
History of steroid/hormonal therapy use   
Yes 22 22
No 78 78
History of low trauma   
Yes 13 13
No 87 87
Work   
Health professionals 54 54
Non-health professionals 46 46
Place of work   
Hospital 64 64
Faculty 17 17
School 19 19
Education level   
Up to 9 years of schooling 28 28
10 years of schooling or more 72 72
  1. * Total is not always 100 due to missing values on some items.