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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of research variables for single-person households, by age group

From: Assessing the determinants of healthcare expenditures in single-person households

Variables20–29
M (SD)
30–64
M (SD)
65+
M (SD)
Total
M (SD)
Health insurance*** (NIS)31.0 (43.8)134.5 (162.3)183.5 (184.1)142.6 (169.9)
Dental treatment*** (NIS)68.2 (206.9)125.0 (392.7)152.6 (420.3)130.3 (389.5)
Health services (NIS)65.4 (206.4)134.5 (593.3)124.5 (466.7)121.7 (505.5)
Other health-related expenditures *** (NIS)92.9 (140.3)188.1 (366.1)295.9 (376.2)229.8 (360.5)
Total income*** (NIS)5773.2 (6168.8)10,461.5 (9250.9)7682.8 (19,261.9)8629.4 (14,445.3)
Health self-assessment***3.7 (.1)3.1 (.4)2.2 (.2)2.7 (.6)
Age24.8 (2.9)47.5 (11.1)76.6 (6.8)57.4 (20.4)
Socioeconomic level***
 1-low3.8%2.6%2.9%2.9%
 214.6%13.2%16.5%14.9%
 324.7%28.1%32.5%29.6%
 456.0%55.7%47.0%51.9%
 5-high0.9%0.3%1.0%0.7%
Gender**
 Male52.7%54.4%21.6%39.7%
 Female47.3%45.6%78.4%60.3%
 N2859969552236
 N (weighted)99,581332,412342,902774,895
  1. ***P < 0.001; **P < 0.01