Table 1

Demographic characteristics of UAE participants

Men (N = 35)

Women (N = 91)

Overall (N = 126)


Age

43.0 ± 11

34.3 ± 10

37.0 ± 11

BMI (kg/m2)

27.4 ± 4

28.7 ± 7

28.3 ± 7

Education

None

22.7%

10%

13%

Primary school

9.0%

8%

9%

Secondary school

23%

30%

31%

Trade School

32%

3%

2%

University

23%

49%

45%

Income (Dirham)

<5000

12.5%

9%

11%

5001–10000

12.5%

63%

60%

10001–15000

19%

24%

22%

>15000

12.5%

4%

6%


Dehghan et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:18   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-18

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