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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Current knowledge of burn injury first aid practices and applied traditional remedies: a nationwide survey

Demographic variables Number Percentage
Age groups
 15–18 years old 379 13.7
 19–25 years old 1149 41.7
 26–35 years old 698 25.3
 36–45 years old 351 12.7
 46 and above 181 6.6
Gender
 Male 942 34.2
 Female 1816 65.8
Level of education
 Less than high school 122 4.4
 High school 710 25.7
 College 210 7.6
 University degree—Bachelor’s 1408 51.1
 Masters, PhD 300 10.9
 None 8 0.3
Nationality
 Saudi 2638 95.6
 Non-Saudi 120 4.4
Residence location
 Central 1702 61.7
 Western 502 18.2
 Northern 171 6.2
 Southern 117 4.2
 Eastern 266 9.6
Monthly income in Saudi Riyals
 Less than 10,000 1502 54.5
 10,000–20,000 840 30.5
 21,000–30,000 196 7.1
 More than 30,000 220 8.0
Type of residence
 Villa 1823 66.1
 Apartment 935 33.9
With children/adolescents/teenagers (under 18) living at home
 Yes 2202 79.8
 No 556 20.2
Received information on burn first aid 1178 42.7
Sources of information
 Official courses 523 44.4
 Internet 510 43.3
 Pamphlets 506 43.0
 Television 418 35.5
 Newspaper 123 10.4
 Websites 62 5.3
 Radio 36 3.1