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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study sample (n = 3015)

From: The detrimental impacts of smart technology device overuse among school students in Kuwait: a cross-sectional survey

Variable n (%)
Gender
 Male 1399 (46.4)
 Female 1616 (53.6)
School
 Primary 1019 (33.8)
 Secondary 976 (32.4)
 High school 1020 (33.8)
Educational region
 Asimah 482 (16.0)
 Hawally 524 (17.4)
 Mubarak Al-Kabeer 525 (17.4)
 Farwaniyah 478 (15.9)
 Jahra 529 (17.5)
 Ahmadi 477 (15.8)
Nationality
 Kuwaiti 2588 (85.8)
 Non-Kuwaiti Arab 427 (14.2)
Last semester GPA
 A 1150 (38.1)
 B 937 (31.1)
 C 603 (20.0)
 D 205 (6.8)
 F 71 (2.4)
Father’s education
 Secondary school or lower 232 (7.7)
 High school 585 (19.4)
 Diploma 365 (12.1)
 Bachelor 1162 (38.5)
 Postgraduate 337 (11.2)
Mother’s education
 Secondary school or lower 226 (7.5)
 High school 524 (17.4)
 Diploma 435 (14.4)
 Bachelor 1338 (44.4)
 Postgraduate 189 (6.3)
Family income (KD per month)
 Less than 500 36 (1.2)
 500–1000 259 (8.6)
 1000–2000 296 (9.8)
 More than 2000 292 (9.7)