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Table 4 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample

From: Do disabilities impede the use of information and communication technologies? Findings of a repeated cross-sectional study – 2003-2015

  PWD Without disabilities Total sample
Ethnicity Immigrants 22.0% 16.5% 17.7%
Arabs 17.1% 14.8% 15.3%
Veteran Jews 60.9% 68.8% 66.9%
Gender Female 56.5% 50.1% 51.6%
Male 43.5% 49.9% 48.4%
Locality Periphery 43.0% 41.2% 41.6%
Center 57.0% 58.8% 58.4%
Religiosity Secular 34.5% 42.2% 40.4%
Traditional 41.0% 33.8% 35.5%
Religious 18.8% 15.8% 16.5%
Orthodox 5.8% 8.2% 7.7%
Marital status Married 62.8% 65.3% 64.7%
Separated 1.1% 0.7% 0.8%
Divorced 9.3% 6.1% 6.9%
Widowed 15.8% 3.3% 6.2%
Single 11.1% 24.5% 21.4%
Employment status Doesn’t employed 63.7% 28.3% 36.6%
Employed 36.3% 71.7% 63.4%
Number of children No children 12.9% 27.2% 23.8%
1 11.3% 11.1% 11.1%
2 23.2% 21.1% 21.6%
3 19.2% 19.7% 19.6%
4+ 32.1% 18.6% 21.8%
Education Secondary school completion 31.3% 22.0% 23.8%
Matriculation certificate 17.7% 23.9% 22.7%
Post-secondary, non-academic 25.6% 20.8% 21.7%
BA 12.3% 20.6% 19.0%
MA 12.0% 11.4% 11.5%
PhD 1.2% 1.4% 1.3%
Age Mean 57.95 42.23 45.91
Family income Mean, NIS 7413.56 11,489.13 10,508.15
Hebrew proficiency Mean (scale 1–5) 3.66 4.45 4.27