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Table 2 Characteristics of migrant careworkers surveyed (N = 307) during COVID-19 pandemic, Israel, 2020

From: A rapid assessment of migrant careworkers’ psychosocial status during Israel’s COVID-19 lockdown

Variable N %
Sex Male 67 21.8
Femalea 240 78.2
Age (years) 20–29 27 8.8
30–39 154 50.2
40–49 87 28.3
50–59 25 8.1
60+ 1 0.3
Missing 13 4.3
Country of Origin The Philippines 180 58.6
India 83 27.0
Sri Lanka 28 9.1
Nepal 3 1.0
Romania 2 0.7
Missing 11 3.6
Time in Israel < 6 months 2 0.7
6–12 months 13 4.2
13–62 months 136 44.3
> 63 months 152 49.5
Missing 4 1.3
Visa Areab Area 1 86 28.0
Area 2 165 53.7
Area 3 52 16.9
Missing 4 1.3
Resident Status Exclusively full-time with employer 154 50.2
Lives with employer on work days; apartment for rest days 131 42.7
Does not live with employer at all 19 6.2
Missing 3 0.98
Health Status Good/Very Good 248 80.8
Average/Poor/Very Poor 43 14.0
Missing 16 5.2
  1. aincluded “prefer not to say” (n = 6)
  2. bArea 1- Tel Aviv and its suburbs; Area 2- Jerusalem, Haifa, and the Center; Area 3- the periphery