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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants enrolled in a cross-sectional study of prevalence of noncompliance with mandatory seatbelt-use law while driving in Kuwait, October 2017 (N = 822)

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with self-reported noncompliance with mandatory seatbelt-use law while driving among adults in Kuwait

Demographic characteristics n %
Age (years)a
 21–30 465 56.6
 31–40 240 29.2
 > 40 116 14.1
Gender
 Male 293 35.6
 Female 529 64.4
Nationality
 Kuwaiti 711 86.5
 Non-Kuwaiti 111 13.5
Governorate
 Alasimah 240 29.2
 Hawalli 221 26.9
 Farwaniya 144 17.5
 Mubarak Alkabeer 117 14.2
 Ahmadi 48 5.8
 Jahra 52 6.3
Marital statusa
 Never married 431 52.5
 Ever married 390 47.5
Education level
 Less than high school 24 2.9
 High school 161 19.6
 Collage/university degree 578 70.3
 Higher education 59 7.2
Total monthly income (Kuwaiti dinar)a
 < 1000 232 28.3
 1000–2000 325 39.6
 2001–3000 134 16.3
 > 3000 129 15.7
  1. aCategories’ total may not add to 822 due to missing data