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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the study variables (N = 360)

From: Utilization of ADCCs and quality of life among older adults: ethno-regional disparities in Israel

Covariates   N (valid per cent) Mean (S.D) Range
Gender Female 214 (59.4)   
Male 146 (40.6)   
Age    79.5 (6.8) 60–98
Education    9.8 (4.9) 0–22
Marital status No partner 266 (74.1)   
Has partner 93 (25.9)   
Number of children    2.9 (2.0) 1–10
ADL    4.0 (1.7) 0–8
Number of chronic diseases    3.3 (1.8) 0–10
Perceived economic status    2.42 (1.1) 1–5
Ethnicity Veteran Jews 120 (33.3)   
FSU immigrants 120 (33.3)
Israeli Arabs 120 (33.3)
Area of residence Northern 90 (25.0)   
Central 180 (50.0)
Southern 90 (25.0)
Connection to the living area    2.4 (0.5) 1–4
Independent variables
 Weekly hours for home care services    12.9 (4.3) 5–22
 Weekly hours utilized for attending the ADCC    8.6 (3.3) 4–15
 Satisfaction with the day care center services    3.9 (0.9) 1–5
Dependent variable
 Quality of life    41.6 (16.0) 11.1–83.4
  1. ADL Activities of daily living