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Table 1 Sample distribution and OHS usage by socio-demographic and other variables

From: Factors affecting compliance with use of online healthcare services among adults in Israel

  All sample (N=703) % Gender Age Religion Education Income Marital status HMO Employment status
Women (N = 410) Men (N=293) 45-59 (N=307) 60-69 (N=215) 70a (N=181) Jewish (N=579) Other (N=124) Less than 12 (N=125) 12 and more (N=575) Under average (N = 311) Average and more (N = 296) Lives alone (N=126) Lives with a partner (N = 238) Lives with family (N=332) Clalit (N = 442) Macc-abi (N=136) Leu-mit (N=53) Meuh-edet (N = 68) Works (N=317) Do not work (N=385)
Sample distribution 100 58 42 44 30 26 82 18 18 82 51 49 18 34 48 63 20 7 10 45 55
Percentage of Internet users, out of samplea 59 53 56 63*** 56 38 58*** 36 14*** 63 37*** 71 49 53 58 48*** 75 42 63 68*** 43
Percentage of users of The HMO’s website for administrative information, out of Internet usersb 67 69 64 64 67 75 70** 53 50* 68 58** 69 70** 75 61 45* 51 44 39 63** 72
Percentage of users of The HMO’s website for consultation, out of Internet users 17 18 16 17 18 15 16** 29 21 17 15 19 15 19 16 17 20 11 15 16 19
Percentage of users of Forums for medical information, out of Internet users 46 51** 39 48 42 44 47 39 29 46 39* 49 41 46 47 66 76 59 57 48 43
  1. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1
  2. a The statistical significance measures in row 3 the differences between percentages of Internet users by socio-demographic and other variable
  3. b The statistical significance measures in rows 4–6 the difference between percentages of users of each online service, out of Internet users, by variables