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Table 1 Demographic features of patients included in the sample (N = 1,713).

From: The association between continuity of care in the community and health outcomes: a population-based study

Variable Category Number of participants (% of sample) N = 1,713 Number of participants (% of general population) p value
Sex Male 721 (42.1%) 1,261,204 (47.6%) < 0.001
  Female 992 (57.9%) 1,388,666 (52.4%)  
Age group < 65 years 1,293 (75.5%) 2,149,186 (81.1%) < 0.001
  ≤65 years 420 (24.5%) 500.720 (18.9%)  
Marital status Married 1,072 (62.6%) 1,575,082 (59.4%) 0.008
  Unmarried 641 (37.4%) 1,074,825 (40.6%)  
Socio-economic score of the clinic Low 707 (41.8%) 1,087,160 (41.8%) 0.711
  Medium 659 (39.0%) 995,797 (38.3%)  
  High 325 (19.2%) 519,387 (20.0%)  
Sector of the clinic Arab 319 (18.6%) 539,006 (20.3%) 0.114
  Ultra-Orthodox 43 (2.5%) 76,725 (2.9%)  
  General 1,351 (78.9%) 2.034.176 (76.8%)