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Table 1 Violence-related hospitalizations 2008–2017: Demographic and injury event characteristics by ethnic group

From: Minorities and foreign born are disproportionately affected by injuries due to violence: an analysis based on a National Trauma Registry 2008–2017

Variable Total
(N = 16,151)
AI
(46.1%)
IBE
(3.2%)
IBFSU
(12.7%)
AOI
(38.0%)
P value a
Age, % < 0.0001
 0–14 9.1 9.5 4.0 1.6 11.6
 15–24 38.5 41.9 40.4 25.5 38.4
 25–44 35.7 36.8 44.5 45.7 30.2
 45–64 13.0 10.4 8.2 20.1 14.2
 65+ 3.7 1.4 2.9 7.1 5.5
Gender (Male), % 88.0 90.3 91.6 86.1 85.5 < 0.0001
Injury setting, % < 0.0001
 Street 48.1 47.5 58.4 54.4 45.8
 Home 11.3 10.1 11.3 12.9 12.3
 Public 8.8 4.6 12.8 12.9 12.3
 Other 31.8 37.8 17.4 19.8 29.6
Hours of a day and days of a week, % < 0.0001
 Weeknight/Weekend 73.9 75.5 82.8 74.7 70.9
 Weekday 26.1 24.5 17.2 25.3 29.1
  1. Abbreviations: AI Arab Israelis, IBE Israelis Born in Ethiopia, IBFSU Israelis Born in former Soviet Union, AOI All other Israelis
  2. aP-values were determined by X2