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Table 1 Descriptive statistics by country for population aged 65 or more

From: Social inequality and the risk of living in a nursing home: implications for the COVID-19 pandemic

Sample 1 (S1): income (1) (2) (3) (4)
In a nursing home % ≤ median incomea % ≤ median income
in a nursing home
Total
% N    % N  
All countries 3.19 1198    76.63 918 37,528
Austria 3.05 94    80.85 76 3079
Germany 2.55 77    75.32 58 3018
Sweden 3.28 107    83.18 89 3266
Netherlands 3.01 57    89.47 51 1892
Spain 2.62 124    75.00 93 4727
Italy 1.18 46    58.70 27 3887
France 3.58 109    80.73 88 3042
Denmark 4.30 96    88.54 85 2233
Switzerland 3.39 75    73.33 55 1909
Belgium 6.51 236    64.41 152 3625
Czech Republic 3.33 135    83.70 113 4052
Slovenia 1.50 42    73.81 31 2798
Sample 2 (S2): education In a nursing home % ≤ lower secondary education % ≤ lower secondary education
in a nursing home
Total
  % N % N % N  
All countries 3.02 1208 47.37 18,928 61.92 748 39,958
Austria 2.96 94 26.97 858 42.55 40 3181
Germany 2.39 78 15.59 509 32.05 25 3264
Sweden 3.01 110 44.13 1612 60.91 67 3653
Netherlands 2.76 59 54.88 1175 79.66 47 2141
Spain 2.56 124 86.06 4161 91.94 114 4835
Italy 1.14 46 76.93 3095 78.26 36 4023
France 3.42 110 53.06 1706 75.45 83 3215
Denmark 3.94 97 23.73 584 54.64 53 2461
Switzerland 3.60 76 24.99 528 44.74 34 2113
Belgium 6.06 237 46.07 1801 61.60 146 3909
Czech Republic 3.26 135 41.44 1716 57.04 77 4141
Slovenia 1.39 42 39.15 1183 61.90 26 3022
  1. Source: SHARE wave 5 (2013), 6 (2015), and 7 (2017). Own elaboration
  2. The Netherlands is from wave 5 only
  3. aBy construction this variable splits the distribution into two