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Table 1 Household demographic characteristics (N = 1872 Individuals, 507 Households)

From: Inequity and benefit incidence analysis in healthcare use among Syrian refugees in Egypt

  No of observations/percentage Mean ± SD
Age   24.5 ± 17.35
 0–5 years 177 (9.5%)
 6–17 604 (32.3%)
 18–34 591 (31.6%)
 35–64 462 (24.7%)
 Above 65 38 (2.0%)
Gender
 Male 973 (52%)  
 Female 899 (48%)
Persons with disability 64 (3.4%)
Persons with chronic disease 381 (20.4%)
Urban
 Rural 210 (11.2%)  
 Urban 1662 (88.8%)
Education of household head
 None, primary, or preparatory 1290 (68.9%)  
 Secondary, Technical Institute 359 (19.2%)
 University or higher 223 (11.9%)
Employment (household heads)
 Employed 262 (52.6%) 3.6 ± 2.2
 Unemployed 245 (47.4%)
Duration in the country
 < 2 years 347 (21%)
 Between 2 and 4 years 126 (7%)
 Between 4 and 5 years 1312 (67%)
 > 5 years 87 (5%)
Governorates
 6 October and Giza 533 (28.5%)  
 CAIRO 385 (20.6%)
 Alexandria 218 (11.6%)
 Qalyubia 217 (11.6%)
 Sharkia 125 (6.7%)
 Damietta 184 (9.8%)
 Others 210 (11.2%)
Equivalized per capita consumption (quintiles) $
 Lowest quintile 40.3 96 ± 58.1
 2 69.8
 3 85.8
 4 109.1
 Highest quintile 182.4