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Table 1 Distribution of demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Knowledge of dentists, dental auxiliaries, and students regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional survey

Variable n (%)
Age (years)
20 to < 30 507 (50%)
30 to < 40 301 (29.7%)
40 to < 50 134 (13.2%)
50 or above 71 (7%)
Profession
Dental student 197 (19.5%)
Dental intern 76 (7.5%)
Dental assistant 156 (15.4%)
Dental hygienist 37 (3.7%)
Postgraduate resident 92 (9.1%)
General dentist 181 (17.9%)
Specialist/consultant 271 (26.8%)
Region
Northern Region 46 (4.5%)
Southern Region 107 (10.6%)
Western Region 226 (22.3%)
Eastern Region 367 (36.2%)
Central Region 267 (26.4%)
Work sector
Academia 336 (33.4%)
Government 452 (44.9%)
Private 219 (21.7%)
Work setting
Hospital 641 (63.4%)
Nonhospital 370 (36.6%)