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Table 1 Descriptive analysis

From: Understanding the value of social networks in life satisfaction of elderly people: a comparative study of 16 European countries using SHARE data

Country Satisfaction with Life Number of persons in SN 0-7 Share of number of friends in SN (%)
Austria 8.25a (1.69) 2.76a (1.73) 17.24a (27.62)
Germany 7.74a (1.75) 2.70a (1.54) 15.58 (26.04)
Sweden 8.40a (1.49) 2.59a (1.53) 17.25a (27.16)
Netherlands 8.06a (1.08) 2.68a (1.56) 17.60a (26.72)
Spain 7.59 (1.84) 2.40 (1.51) 12.20a (26.22)
Italy 7.60 (1.75) 2.27a (1.62) 13.60a (27.33)
France 7.27a (1.72) 2.49 (1.67) 19.76a (30.54)
Denmark 8.56a (1.42) 2.70a (1.60) 21.37a (29.02)
Switzerland 8.39a (1.39) 2.89a (1.75) 24.10a (30.49)
Belgium 7.72a (1.49) 2.78a (1.72) 21.86a (30.81)
Czech Republic 7.34a (1.98) 2.04a (1.36) 11.70a (26.50)
Poland 7.39a (1.95) 2.06a (1.35) 6.27a (19.82)
Hungary 6.69a (2.18) 2.62a (1.47) 6.62a (18.44)
Portugal 7.02a (2.06) 2.45 (1.56) 8.41a (21.71)
Slovenia 7.43a (1.08) 1.75a (1.33) 10.97a (26.46)
Estonia 6.66a (2.11) 2.32a (1.50) 12.63a (25.70)
Total 7.56 (1.86) 2.46 (1.60) 15.35 (27.54)
  1. Note: asignificant at 1%; Standard deviations in parentheses; Stars indicate if the mean for each country is significantly different from the mean of all other countries