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Table 2 Characteristics of Study Participants (no. = 902)

From: Which medical error to disclose to patients and by whom? Public preference and perceptions of norm and current practice

Age-mean (SD), yr 33.9 (10)
Gender-no. (%)  
   Male 425 (47)
   Female 477(53)
Nationality-no. (%)  
   Saudi 810 (90)
   Non-Saudi Arabs* 92 (10)
Education Level-no. (%)  
   Illiterate 46 (5)
   Primary School 30 (3)
   Intermediate School 75 (8)
   Secondary School 199 (22)
   College 159 (18)
   University 392 (43)
Occupation-no. (%)  
   Employed 438 (49)
   Student 142 (16)
   Housewife 267 (30)
   Unemployed 54 (6)
Chronic Illness-no. (%)  
   Present 333 (37)
   Not present 569 (63)
  1. *Egyptian, Syrian, Lebanese, Yemeni, Sudanese.
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