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Table 2 The demographic variables of the Saudi mothers (n = 402)

From: Saudi mothers' preferences about breaking bad news concerning newborns: a structured verbal questionnaire

Mean age (95% confidence interval) 31 (30-32)
Total urban origin 305 (75.9%)
   Originally from Al-Ahsa area 271
   Originally from other areas 34
Total Bedouin origin 97 (24.1%)
   Originally from Al-Ahsa area 48
   Originally from other areas 49
Education level  
   Illiterate 51 (12.7%)
   Primary school 44 (11.0%)
   Intermediate school 43 (10.7%)
   High school 101 (25.1%)
   College graduate 163 (40.5%)
Employed 71 (17.7%)
   Less than college education 6
   College graduate 65