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Table 8 Locality characteristics and payout of disability benefits, by quantiles above and below socioeconomic index median (2014)

From: The economic burden of health disparities related to socioeconomic status in Israel

  Quantile
Submedian Above- median
Localities 138 108
Population size 4,210,253 4,000,026
Avg. socioeconomic index (weighted) −0.53 0.82
Demographic composition of quantile (pct.):
 Women 50.1% 50.8%
 Age 0–19 40.9% 30.5%
 Age 20–44 33.6% 34.8%
 Age 44–64 16.9% 21.3%
 Age 65+ 8.6% 13.4%
Share of benefit recipients (pct.)
 General disability 3.04% 2.41%
 Special services 0.66% 0.52%
 Child with disability 0.60% 0.43%
Avg. monthly benefit of benefit recipient (USD):
 General disability 834 768
 Special services 812 842
 Child with disability 661 667
Total disability payout per capita in quantile (USD) 34 26