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Table 1 Distribution of participants by selected characteristics

From: Irritable bowel syndrome: prevalence, risk factors in an adult Lebanese population

Characteristics N % of Total
Gender
 Male 261 47.2
 Female 292 52.8
Age (years)a
 18-30 212 40.8
 31-40 142 27.4
 41-50 109 21.0
 50- 65 56 10.8
Bank Location
 Beirut 143 25.9
 Bekaa 46 8.3
 Mount Lebanon 54 9.8
 North Lebanon 126 22.8
 South Lebanon 184 26.2
Educational levela
 Completed Secondary 67 12.3
 Technical School 28 5.1
 University Degree 356 65.4
 Higher Studies 94 17.2
  1. aTotals do not add up to 553 due to missing data