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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of UAE participants

From: Development of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use in United Arab Emirates and Kuwait based on local foods

  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%