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Table 2 Median scores and percentage of individuals that intend to use the different types of OHS by religiona

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

Type of online service Intention to use Total Jews Non-Jews
HMO’s website for administrative information such as: Appointment scheduling via the HMO’s website and checking lab results Do not intend to use 22 % 20 % 31 %
Intend to use 70 % 72 % 61 %
Do not have a clear stance in the matter 8 % 8 % 8 %
The median score between 1–7 5.00 5.00 4.00
HMO’s website for consulting with specialist doctors, forums for medical information etc., via services based on chats, video chats etc. Do not intend to use 52 % 54 % 41 %
Intend to use 41 % 39 % 53 %
Do not have a clear stance in the matter 7 % 7 % 6 %
The median score between 1–7 1.00 1.00* 3.00
If you had the opportunity to use remote medical services, would you use them? Do not intend to use 34 % 35 % 31 %
Intend to use 60 % 59 % 65 %
Do not have a clear stance in the matter 6 % 6 % 4 %
The median score between 1–7 5.00 5.00 6.00
  1. Mann–Whitney test was used to test the differences in the scores of the different groups
  2. *p < 0.1
  3. aOn a scale of 1–7 (1 = Do not intend at all, 7 = very much intend)