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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants in the study

From: Knowledge of health professional students on waterpipe tobacco smoking: curricula implications

  Pre Intervention Post Intervention P Value
No. % No. %
Track Medicine 155 62.2 73 55.7 0.240
Nursing 94 37.8 58 44.3
Total 249 100.0 131 100.0
Year Year 1 71 28.5 23 17.8 0.299
Year 2 51 20.5 25 19.4
Year 3 51 20.5 42 32.6
Year 4 42 16.9 25 19.4
Year 5 18 7.2 9 7.0
Year 6 16 6.4 5 3.9
Total 249 100.0 129 100.0
Age (Years) 19 48 19.5 15 13.8 0.503
20 42 17.1 24 22.0
21 58 23.6 30 27.5
22 64 26.0 28 25.7
23 34 13.8 12 11.0
Total 246 100.0 109 100.0
Gender Male 78 31.5 42 33.3 0.713
Female 170 68.5 84 66.7
Total 248 100.0 126 100.0
Nationality GCC Citizen 219 88.0 118 90.0 0.518
Others 30 12.0 13 10.0
Total 249 100.0 131 100.0