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Table 1 Demographic, socioeconomic and health characteristics by population group [percent and (number), mean and (standard deviation)]

From: Perceived discrimination and health-related quality of life among Arabs and Jews in Israel: A population-based survey

Characteristics   Non-immigrant Jews Immigrants Arabs
Total   404 200 400
Gender Men 40.3 (163) 40.0 (80) 42.5 (170)
  Women 59.7 (241) 60.0 (120) 57.5 (230)
Age* (years) Mean (SD) 49.1 (8.8) 50.2 (8.7) 45.0 (8.1)
Education* Less than high school 22.2 (89) 3.5 (7) 58.4 (233)
  High school or more 32.2 (129) 41.0 (82) 24.1 (96)
  Academic degree 45.6 (183) 55.5 (111) 17.5 (70)
Employment* Yes 77.7 (313) 78.3 (155) 49.3 (197)
  No 22.3 (90) 21.7 (43) 50.8 (203)
Subjective Socioeconomic Status* Mean (SD) (range 1-10) 6.43 (1.8) 4.22 (1.6) 5.63 (2.3)
Physical health related quality of life* Mean (SD) (range 1-100) 82.3 (20.9) 72.3 (24.4) 71.5 (29.0)
Mental health related quality of life* Mean (SD) (range 1-100) 77.8 (20.5) 66.8 (24.6) 68.2 (25.6)
  1. *differences between population groups p < 0.0001