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Table 4 Monthly mean expenditures (purchases) of Greek households, 1982–1994

From: Advances in oral health knowledge of Greek navy recruits and their socioeconomic determinants

Year 1982 1988 1994
Household Expenditures Euro % Euro % Euro %
  Euro % Euro % Euro %
Foodstuffs 47,28 33,9 121,00 29,9 237,05 27,8
Alcohol & tobacco 4,05 2,9 13,62 3,4 30,74 3,6
Clothing & footwear 18,35 13,1 58,01 14,3 90,46 10,6
Housing, Water Supply, Fuels & Lightning 16,18 11,6 41,32 10,2 100,77 11,9
Durable domestic goods 13,57 9,7 36,65 9,1 71,05 8,4
Education & recreation 8,06 5,8 27,43 6,8 61,24 7,2
Transportation & Communications 15,91 11,4 47,07 11,6 125,56 14,7
Several goods and services 7,30 5,2 30,11 7,4 67,54 7,9
Health & personal care 8,94 6,4 29,48 7,3 67,07 7,9
Health (alone):       
Hospitals 1,16 17,16 3,12 15,00 7,79 16,16
Doctors 2,13 31,58 7,03 33,84 13,46 27,92
Dentists 2,15 31,79 0,01 34,00 16,55 34,33
Medications 1,31 19,46 3,57 17,16 10,41 21,59
Total for Health 6,76 100,00 20,78 100,00 48,26 100,00
GRAND TOTAL 139,63 100 404,68 100 851,49 100
  1. Sources : a) National Statistical Service of Greece. Household expenditure survey, 1981–82. Athens, Republic of Greece, 1983, b) National Statistical Service of Greece. Household expenditure survey, 1987–88. Athens, Republic of Greece, 1989, c) National Statistical Service of Greece. Household expenditure survey, 1993–94. Athens, Republic of Greece, 1995.