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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of students

From: Risk and protective factors for substance use among Iranian university students: a national study

  Male students (n = 3387 (46.20%)) Female students (n = 3943 (53.80%)) Total
Marital status
 Single 2951(87.12%) 3185 (80.77%) 6136 (83.71%)
 Married 389 (11.48%) 703 (17.82%) 1092 (14.89%)
Religion
 Islam 3096 (91.840%) 3649 (92.54%) 6745 (92.01%)
 Other religions 25 (0.73%) 16 (0.4%) 41 (0.55%)
Father education
 Illiterate 906 (26.74%) 908 (23.02%) 1814 (24.74%)
 Completed high school 714 (21.08%) 1064 (26.98%) 1778 (24.25%)
 Bachelor 866 (25.56%) 984 (24.95%) 1850 (25.23%)
 Master degree or higher 259 (7.64%) 215 (5.45%) 474 (6.46%)
Mother Education
 Illiterate 1258 (37.14%) 1361 (34.51%) 2619 (35.72%)
 Completed high school 730 (21.55%) 1071 (27.31%) 1801(24.57%)
 Bachelor 579 (17.09%) 318(8.06%) 897 (12.23%)
 Master degree or higher 110 (3.24%) 84 (2.13%) 194 (2.64%)