Skip to main content

Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participating women (n = 509)

From: Violence and sociodemographic related factors among a sample of Egyptian women during the COVID-19 pandemic

  n (%)
Age (years)
 18–24 97 (19.1)
 25–29 128 (25.1)
 30–39 213 (41.8)
 ≥ 40 71 (13.9)
Residence governorates
 Greater Cairo 265 (52.1)
 Outside Greater Cairo 244 (47.9)
Residence area
 Urban 376 (73.9)
 Rural 133 (26.1)
Education level
 Basic education 12 (2.4)
 High school 32 (6.3)
 University education 266 (52.3)
 Postgraduate 199 (39.1)
Marital status
 Single 166 (32.6)
 Married 321 (63.1)
 Divorced 17 (3.3)
 Widow 5 (1.0)
Husband education (n = 321)
 Basic education 12 (3.7)
 High school 25 (7.8)
 University education 186 (57.9)
 Postgraduate 98 (30.5)
Number of children (n = 343)
 0 28 (8.2)
 1–2 209 (60.9)
 3–4 100 (29.2)
 ≥ 5 6 (1.7)
Participants’ work and COVID-19
 Before 313(61.5)
 During 217(42.6)
Husbands work and COVID-19 (n = 321)
 Before 314(97.8)
 During 268(83.5)
  1. Before: was working before COVID-19 pandemic, During: still working in COVID-19 pandemic