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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics (N = 968)

From: Anxiety related disorders in adolescents in the United Arab Emirates: a population based cross-sectional study

  Characteristic n (%)
Gender Boys 331 (34.2)
Girls 637 (65.8)
Nationality Local Emirati 598 (61.8)
Expatriate 370 (38.2)
Age, years Mean ± SD 15.9 ± 1.6
Age groups, years < 16 353 (36.5)
≥16 615 (63.5)
School Private 441 (45.6)
Public 527 (54.4)
Mother’s employment status Employed 258 (26.8)
Not employed 705 (73.2)
Economic status High 370 (38.2)
Middle 563 (58.2)
Low 35 (3.6)
Maid Yes 588 (60.7)
No 380 (39.3)
Caregiver Mother 327 (54.7)
Father 41 (6.7)
Mother and father 203 (34)
Other 27 (4.5)
Missing 370 (38)
Medical condition Yes 173 (27.5)
No 456 (72.5)
  1. SD, Standard deviation