Table 7: Descriptive statistics of 2015-2016 panel for women after retirement.

VariablesDescriptionObs.Mean(SD)

WeightWeight in kg with light clothing without shoes92169(12.7)
HeightHeight in centimeters without shoes921160(6.3)
BMI92127(4.9)
BMI251 = BMI ≥ 25; 0 = BMI < 2592165%(47.6%)
BMI301 = BMI ≥ 30; 0 = BMI < 3092123%(42.1%)
BMI351 = BMI ≥ 35; 0 = BMI < 359218%(27.0%)
GET_PENSION1 = get pension; 0 = otherwise92140%(49.0%)
INCPENS > 0Household’s annual gross monetary income from a pension in NIS for women who are either the respondent or spouse in the household36974,476(76,904.0)
Owner1 = own an apartment; 0 = otherwise92175%(43.1%)
Books1 = At least one book at the home library; 0 = no books at the home library92197%(16.6%)
Car1 = own a car; 0 = otherwise92146%(49.9%)
AgeAge in years92175(4.4)
Academic1 = Formal academic education with BA, MA or Ph.D. diploma; 0 = otherwise92130%(45.8%)
HHSIZENumber of persons in household9212(1.2)
Single1 = single; 0 = otherwise9214%(19.4%)
Married1 = married; 0 = otherwise92148%(50.0%)
Divorced1 = divorced; 0 = otherwise92110%(30.3%)
Widow1 = widow; 0 = otherwise92138%(48.6%)
Immigrant1 = immigrant; 0 = otherwise92171%(45.2%)
IMM_EUROPE_AMERICA1 = immigrant from European or American countries; 0 = otherwise92148%(50.0%)
IMM_ASIA_AFRICA1 = immigrant from Asian or African countries; 0 = otherwise92123%(42.5%)
IMM_EUROPE_AMERICA_PER1 = immigrant from European or American countries only for the group of immigrants; 0 = otherwise65767%(47.1%)
OVERALL_HEALTH1 = Self-reporting of good overall health conditions; 0 = otherwise92148%(50.0%)