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Table 1 Characteristics of the participating medical students (N = 581)

From: Knowledge, attitude, and perceived barriers regarding colorectal cancer screening practices and risk factors among medical students in Saudi Arabia

CharacteristicsN%
Age
  < 22 years13923.92
 22–23 years28148.36
  > 2316127.71
Gender
 Male27847.93
 Female30252.07
Medical school year
 4th21537.07
 5th20234.83
6th16328.10
College location
 Makkah36362.48
 Jeddah21837.52
Knowledge regarding CRC*(μ =10.98 ± 3.64)
 High26645.78
 Low31554.78
Attitude towards CRC*(μ = 5.23 ± 2.12)
 Good24542.17
 Poor33657.83
  1. *CRC: Colorectal Cancer