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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Pattern of substance use among schoolchildren in Palestine: a cross-sectional study

Residency No. (%) Starting age of work year No. (%) Duration of work years No. (%) Place of work No. (%)
City 301 (38.0) 6–8 32 (5.9) < 1 235 (51.4) City 225 (41.7)
Village 368 (46.4) 9–11 94 (17.3) 1 to ˂ 2 59 (12.9) Village 152 (28.2)
Refugee camps 124 (15.6) 12–14 313 (57.5) 2 to ˂ 3 35 (7.7) Camp 28 (5.2)
   15 to < 17 105 (19.3) 3–11 128 (28.0) Israel 30 (5.6)
  No fixed place 89 (16.5)
Others 13 (2.4)