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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of medical students

From: Nutrition knowledge and attitude in medical students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in 2017–2018

VariableMean ± SD or n (%)
Age24.51 ± 1.64
Sex
 Male96 (43.6%)
 Female124 (56.4%)
Marital status
 Single170 (77.3%)
 Married47 (21.4%)
 Other3 (1.4%)
The amount of professional study per day
 Less than 60 min71 (32.3%)
 60–120 min75 (34.1%)
 Above 120 min74 (33.6%)
Interest in nutritional issues
 Very low21 (9.5%)
 Low26 (11.8%)
 Average114 (51.8%)
 High35 (15.9%)
 Very high24 (10.9%)
Passing a specific nutrition course or class out of the curriculum
 Yes21 (9.5%)
 No199 (90.5%)
Having a disease that needs a special diet
 Yes15 (6.4%)
 No205 (93.6%)
Type of disease
 PCOS3 (20%)
 Diabetes1 (6.7%)
 Fatty liver2 (13.3%)
 Obesity8 (53.3%)
 Cancer1 (6.7%)