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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey participants (n = 501).

From: Mental health and resiliency following 44 months of terrorism: a survey of an Israeli national representative sample

Characteristics Number (%)
Age (years), mean ± SD (range) 44.81 ± 17.1 (18–91)
Gender  
   Male 242 (48.3)
   Female 259 (51.7)
Ethnicity  
   Jews 430 (85.8)
   Israeli Arabs 71(14.2)
Education  
   Elementary school only 29 (5.8)
   High school 220 (43.9)
   Higher education 252 (50.3)
Religiosity (Jews, n = 426)*  
   Orthodox 25 (5.9)
   Religious 39 (9.2)
   Traditional 122 (28.6)
   Atheist 240 (56.3)
Residence  
   Urban 382 (76.2)
   Agricultural, village communities (including kibbutzim) 35 (7.0)
   Arab villages 71 (14.2)
   Settlements outside 1967 border 13 (2.6)
Place of birth: (Jews; n = 430)†  
   Israel 241 (56.0)
   Outside of Israel 191 (44.0)
Income  
   Below mean 189 (40.5)
   Mean (US $2000) 132 (28.3)
   Above mean 146 (31.2)
  1. *Religiosity data were not obtained for Arab participants.
  2. †All Arab participants were born in Israel.