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Table 1 The survey respondents compared to the Israeli population

From: Patient demands for ethnic–based separation in public hospitals in Israel: patients’ and practitioners’ perspectives

   Jews Arabs
Survey respondents Israeli population (ICBS, 2016) P (Chi-Square Test) Survey respondents Israeli population (ICBS, 2016) P (Chi-Square Test)
N (%) % N (%) %
Religion Jewish 499 (100%) 100%     
Muslim     192 (78%) 77% 0.7324
Cristian    29 (12%) 14%
Druze    22 (9%) 8%
Other    3 (1%) 1%
Gender Men 229 (45%) 48% 0.2327 116 (45%) 48% 0.4224
Women 276 (55%) 52% 139 (55%) 52%
Age structure 18-25 39 (8%) 10% <.0001 41 (16%) 15% 0.1257
26-40 89 (18%) 30% 71 (28%) 35%
41-65 230 (46%) 40% 118 (46%) 41%
66+ 142 (28%) 19% 24 (9%) 9%
Years of schooling 0-12 164 (34%) 27% 0.0022 154 (61%) 57% 0.1787
13-15 126 (26%) 31% 51 (20%) 25%
16-17 199 (41%) 42% 48 (19%) 19%
Health condition (Self-reported) Good 430 (87%) 86% 0.8839 226 (90%) 75% <.0001
Not good 63 (13%) 14% 25 (10%) 25%