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Table 1 Sociodemographic data of the patients

From: Factors affecting the use of herbal products in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and their results: case–control study

Sociodemographic characteristics Frequency (n = 248) Percentage (%)
Gender   
 Women 139 56
 Men 109 44
Educational status   
 Illiterate 13 5.2
 Literate 13 5.2
 Primary and secondary school graduate 114 46
 High-school graduate 58 23.4
 Undergraduate 50 20.2
Profession   
 Housewife/retired 121 48.8
 White-collar 41 16.5
 Blue-collar 71 28.6
 Student 15 6
Marital status   
 Married 185 74.6
 Single 63 25.4