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Table 1 Demographic comparison

From: Violations of workers’ rights and exposure to work-related abuse of live-in migrant and live-out local home care workers – a preliminary study: implications for health policy and practice

  Migrant care workers N = 338 Local Care workers N = 185 t/χ2
Gender (% Females) 84.0% 92.2% χ2 = 3.84, n.s
Age 38.86 53.12 χ2 = 9.54, sig < .01
Marital status (% Married) 57.7% 56.2% χ2 = 0.11, n.s
Years of Education 11.41 12 t = −1.88, n.s
Financial status    χ2 = 66.16, sig < .001
 Can’t make ends meet 13.2% 42.1%  
 Have just enough to get along 50.8% 44.8%  
 Comfortable 28.8% 12.0%  
 Excellent 7.2% 1.1%  
Level of Hebrew (0–5) 2.24 3.69 t = −15.47, sig < .001
Years with current care recipient 2.73 2.53 t = .89, n.s