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Table 3 Demographics of interview participants

From: Procedures of recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating research participants in Qatar: findings from a qualitative investigation

Variable Definition Count %
Gender    
Male   41 49
Female   43 51
Age (years)    
18-24   2 2
25-34   18 21
35-44   14 17
45-54   28 33
55-64   14 17
65-74   8 10
75 and older   0 0
Education    
No Education No school and/or no formal education 7 8
Some primary Some primary, elementary, grade school or equivalent 3 4
Primary Completion of primary, elementary, grade school or equivalent 8 10
Some middle school Some middle school or the equivalent 9 11
Middle School Completion of middle school or the equivalent 2 2
Some High School Some high school or equivalent 1 1
High School High school graduate or equivalent 17 20
Some College Some college or equivalent 7 8
College College graduate or equivalent 14 17
Post-College More studies after completion of college or equivalent 16 19
Home Region    
Northern Europe   8 10
Northern America   1 1
Northern Africa   8 10
Eastern Europe   1 1
South-Eastern Asia   5 6
Southern Europe   1 1
Southern Africa   0 0
Southern Asia   41 49
Western Europe   1 1
Western Africa   1 1
Western Asia   15 18
Central Asia   1 1
Australia and New Zealand   1 1
Years Lived in Qatar*    
0-5   22 26
6-10   17 20
11-20   11 13
21-30   17 20
31-40   5 6
40 <   10 12
Unknown   2 2
Religion*    
Muslim   53 63
Hindu   6 7
Christian   22 26
Something else   1 1
Prefer not to say   2 2
  1. * Percentages do not add to 100% due to rounding.
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