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Table 3 Food Insecurity Scale Score of population groups

From: The demographic and morbidity characteristics of a population receiving food support in Israel

  Average score Distance from average for the full sample (%)
Total population   6.4  
Household density (no. of persons) Up to 4 people 6.6 3
5 or more 6.3 -2
Marital status Married 5.9 −8
Single 6.9 8
Ethnicity Jewish 6.4 0
Arab 6.4 0
Religious level (Jews only) Ultra-Orthodox 5.6 −13
Other 6.7 5
Benefits Disability 6.4 0
Income support 6.9 8
Debt Household has debt 6.3 −2