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Table 2 Employees in the health care sector compared to other employees among all employees, by ethnicity and gender

From: Intersectionality and underrepresentation among health care workforce: the case of Arab physicians in Israel

  Employed in the health care sector Otherwise employed Comparison
  (n = 2713) (n = 47386)
  No. % No. % d.f χ 2
Jews 2310 5.5% 39953 94.5% 1 3.51
Arabs 316 4.9% 6133 95.1%   
Men 689 2.6% 25654 97.4% 1 850.21 *
Women 2024 8.5% 21732 91.5%   
Jewish men 516 2.5% 20333 97.5% 3 840.20 *
Jewish women 1794 8.4% 19620 91.6%   
Arab men 152 3.2% 4673 96.8%   
Arab women 164 10.1% 1460 89.9%   
  1. * p < .001.