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Table 1 Socio-demographic and personal characteristics of the participants according to gender

From: Prevalence, social acceptance, and awareness of waterpipe smoking among dental university students: a cross sectional survey conducted in Jordan

Variable Male N (%) Female N (%) Total N (%)
Age    
<19 years 25 (16.6) 100 (25.3) 125 (22.9)
20 years 47 (31.1) 118 (29.8) 165 (30.2)
21 years 33 (21.9) 107 (27.0) 140 (25.6)
≥ 22 years 46 (30.5) 71 (17.9) 117 (21.4)
Students Specialty    
Dentistry 103 (68.2) 279 (70.5) 382 (69.8)
Dental Hygiene 12 (7.9) 49 (12.4) 61 (11.2)
Dental Technology 36 (23.8) 68 (17.2) 104 (19.0)
Academic year    
Second year 41 (27.2) 109 (27.5) 150 (27.4)
Third year 56 (37.1) 136 (34.3) 192 (35.1)
Fourth year and higher 54 (35.8) 151 (38.1) 205 (37.5)
Academic achievement    
Acceptable 35 (23.3) 43 (11.2) 78 (14.6)
Good 59 (39.3) 163 (42.6) 222 (41.7)
Very good 41 (27.3) 131 (34.2) 172 (32.3)
Excellent 15 (10.0) 46 (12.0) 61 (11.4)