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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample (N = 11,527)

From: Socioeconomic determinants and inequalities in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases in Saudi Arabia

Variable Frequency %
Prevalence of NCDs 3706 32.15
Age   
18–29 3733 32.38
30–39 2398 20.80
40–49 1805 15.67
50–59 1569 13.61
≥ 60 2022 17.54
Gender   
Female 5269 45.71
Male 6258 54.29
Marital status   
Married 7395 64.15
Unmarried 4132 35.85
Education level   
Below primary school 2226 19.32
Primary school 1246 10.81
Intermediate school 1893 16.42
Secondary school 3870 33.57
Higher education 2292 19.88
Nationality   
Non-Saudi 2882 25.00
Saudi 8645 75.00
Monthly income (Saudi Riyal)   
 < 3000 1062 9.21
3000 to < 5000 1851 16.06
5000 to < 7000 1777 15.42
7000 to < 10,000 2220 19.26
10,000 to < 15,000 2173 18.85
15,000 to < 20,000 1118 9.70
20,000 to < 30,000 721 6.25
≥ 30,000 605 5.25
Region   
Riyadh 1652 14.33
Albaha 745 6.46
Aljouf 386 3.35
Aseer 581 5.05
Eastern Region 1049 9.10
Haiel 745 6.46
Jazan 663 5.75
Madenah 834 7.23
Mekkah 2003 17.38
Najran 408 3.54
Northern Border 411 3.57
Qassim 1261 10.94
Tabuk 789 6.84