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Table 1 Respondent sociodemographic characteristics for GVPS participants in the EMR (n = 53)

From: Sexual and reproductive health self-care interventions in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from a cross-sectional values and preferences survey to inform WHO normative guidance on self-care interventions

Sociodemographic characteristic N* (%)
Gender  
 Women 32 (61.5)
 Men 20 (38.5)
Total 52 (100.0)
Age categories  
 18–29 32 (61.5)
 30–39 6 (11.5)
 40–49 9 (17.3)
 50–59 4 (7.7)
 60–69 1 (1.9)
 70+  0 (0)
Total 52 (100.0)
Mean 30.44
Median 24.00
Standard deviation 11.84
Range 20–63
Subregion  
 Eastern Africa 1 (1.9)
 Northern Africa 23 (43.4)
 Southern Asia 17 (32.1)
 Western Asia 12 (22.6)
Total 53 (100.0)
Country  
 Afghanistan 2 (3.8)
 Egypt 3 (5.7)
 Iran 5 (9.4)
 Jordan 1 (1.9)
 Lebanon 4 (7.5)
 Morocco 2 (3.8)
 Oman 2 (3.8)
 Pakistan 10 (18.9)
 Qatar 3 (5.7)
 Somalia 1 (1.9)
 Sudan 3 (5.7)
 Syrian Arab Republic 1 (1.9)
 Tunisia 15 (28.3)
 Yemen 1 (1.9)
Total 53 (100.0)
Highest level of education  
 None 0 (0)
 Completed primary school 0 (0)
 Completed high school 4 (13.3)
 A university bachelor's degree 8 (26.7)
 A graduate degree 18 (60.0)
 Other 0 (0)
Total 30 (100.0)
HCP, educator or researcher  
 Yes 16 (53.3)
 No 14 (46.7)
Total 30 (100.0)
  1. *Questions were optional, so total respondents varied per question