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Table 1 Characteristics of the samples and GNI per capita for the countries included in the study

From: Development of an international scale of socio-economic position based on household assets

  Annaba (Algeria) Fes (Morocco) Ife (Nigeria) Penang (Malaysia) Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Sousse (Tunisia) Srinagar (India) Tirana (Albania) Total
Included in random selection (number) 969 985 1704 1217 936 799 1100 1200 8910
Included in this study (number) 886 955 1083 693 758 716 927 968 6986
Sex
 Male 442 (49.9 %) 412 (43.1 %) 406 (37.5 %) 355 (51.2 %) 411 (54.2 %) 331 (46.2 %) 499 (53.8 %) 486 (50.2 %) 3342 (47.8 %)
 Female 444 (50.1 %) 543 (56.9 %) 677 (62.5 %) 338 (48.8 %) 347 (45.8 %) 385 (53.8 %) 428 (46.2 %) 482 (49.8 %) 3644 (52.2 %)
Age
 40–54 years 538 (60.7 %) 474 (49.6 %) 522 (48.2 %) 347 (50.1 %) 544 (71.8 %) 416 (58.1 %) 603 (65.0 %) 503 (52.0 %) 3947 (56.5 %)
 55–69 years 295 (33.3 %) 363 (38.0 %) 369 (34.1 %) 305 (44.0 %) 206 (27.2 %) 254 (35.5 %) 248 (26.8 %) 351 (36.3 %) 2391 (34.2 %)
 ≥70 years 53 (6.0 %) 118 (12.4 %) 192 (17.7 %) 41 (5.9 %) 8 (1.1 %) 46 (6.4 %) 76 (8.2 %) 114 (11.8 %) 648 (9.3 %)
GNI per capita ($US) 12,860 6160 4930 22,530 53,760 9680 4750 9950