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Table 1 Socio-demographic distribution (n (%)) of studied samples (Feb. and Mar. 2020)a

From: Income assurances are a crucial factor in determining public compliance with self-isolation regulations during the COVID-19 outbreak – cohort study in Israel

Variable Feb. 2020
N = 563
Mar. 2020
N = 511
Gender
 Female 284 (50.4%) 262 (51.3%)
 Male 279 (49.6%) 249 (48.7%)
Age
 Average ± SD 39.57 ± 14.09 39.28 ± 14.24
 18–35 258 (45.8%) 239 (46.8%)
 36–55 213 (37.8%) 195 (38.2%)
 56–70 86 (16.4%) 77 (15.1%)
Religion
 Jewish 456 (81.0%) 407 (79.6%)
 Otherb 107 (19.0%) 104 (20.4%)
Religiosityc
 Secular 290 (63.6%) 267 (65.6%)
 Traditional 58 (12.7%) 52 (12.8%)
 Religious 59 (12.9%) 51 (12.5%)
 Ultra-Orthodox 49 (10.8%) 37 (9.1%)
Place of residence
 Haifa & North 199 (35.3%) 182 (35.6%)
 Tel-Aviv & Center 153 (27.2%) 143 (28.0%)
 South & Coastline Plain 120 (21.3%) 102 (20.0%)
 Greater Jerusalem 49 (8.7%) 46 (9.0%)
 HaSharon Region 42 (7.5%) 38 (7.4%)
Birth place
 Israel 487 (86.4%) 464 (90.8%)
 Outside Israel 76 (13.6%) 47 (9.2%)
Family status
 Coupled 414 (73.5%) 359 (70.3%)
 Single 149 (26.5%) 152 (29.7%)
Children
 Yes 382 (67.9%) 304 (59.5%)
  └ < 18 years 320 (83.8%) 261 (85.9%)
 No 181 (32.1%) 207 (40.5%)
Family size
 Average ± SD 3.94 ± 1.78 3.94 ± 1.78
 1–2 members 137 (24.3%) 137 (24.3%)
 3–5 members 337 (59.9%) 337 (59.9%)
 6+ members 89 (15.8%) 89 (15.8%)
Education
 < K-12 95 (16.9%) 84 (16.6%)
 K-12 diploma 110 (19.5%) 113 (22.1%)
 Vocational 140 (24.9%) 111 (21.7%)
 Bachelor’s degree 166 (29.5%) 146 (28.6%)
 Master’s or above 52 (9.2%) 57 (11.2%)
Income
 Below average 230 (40.8%) 221 (43.3%)
 Average 117 (20.8%) 98 (19.3%)
 Above average 162 (28.8%) 130 (25.4%)
 Missing 54 (9.6%) 61 (12.0%)
Employment
 Part/fulltime employed 371 (65.9%) 332 (65.0%)
 Student 71 (12.6%) 71 (13.9%)
 Unemployed 42 (7.5%) 37 (7.2%)
 Self-employed 40 (7.1%) 34 (6.6%)
 Retired 29 (5.2%) 33 (6.5%)
 Missing 10 (1.8%) 4 (0.8%)
Self-quarantined
 Were 44 (8.6%)
 Currently are 52 (10.2%)
  1. a Samples are mutually exclusive (respondents in the first round were excluded from participating in the second round)
  2. b Includes: Muslims, Christians, and Druze
  3. c Relevant to the Jewish portion of the sample only
  4. d Relevant only to the March 2020 sample