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Table 6 Variables studied in the literature as it is presented in the “Literature review” section and variables that are analyzed in this study

From: Determinants of household electricity consumption in Greece: a statistical analysis

a/a Variable Studies that consider the variable This study considers the variable
1 Number of occupants Wiesmann et al., 2011; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Sanquist et al., 2012; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011; Tewathia, 2014; Sardianou, 2007
2 Number/ Presence of children Wiesmann et al., 2011; Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016
3 Number/Presence of teenagers Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011
4 Number/Presence of adults McLoughlin et al., 2012
5 Number/Presence of elderly people (over 65 years old) McLoughlin et al., 2012; Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011
6 Age of Household Reference Person (HRP) McLoughlin et al., 2012; Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011; Sardianou, 2007;
7 Age of children Ndiaye and Gabriel (2011)
8 Gender of Household Reference Person Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Sardianou, 2007
9 Marital status of occupants Sardianou, 2007
10 Employment status of HRP Bedir et al., 2013  
11 Hours of occupancy (or number of occupants work or stay at home) Bedir et al., 2013; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011; Polemis & Dagoumas, 2013
12 Time spend outside/inside home Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Tewathia, 2014
13 Education level of HRP Bedir et al., 2013; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011; Tewathia, 2014; Sardianou, 2007
14 Social classification of HRP McLoughlin et al., 2012  
15 Family type Wiesmann et al., 2011; McLoughlin et al., 2012; Brounen et al., 2012
16 Fraction of females in household Brounen et al., 2012  
17 Occupied by foreign-born Brounen et al., 2012; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011  
18 Income Wiesmann et al., 2011; Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Halicioglu, 2007; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011; Tewathia, 2014; Donatos & Mergos, 1991; Hondroyiannis, 2004; Sardianou, 2007
19 Dwelling type Wiesmann et al., 2011; Bedir et al., 2013; McLoughlin et al., 2012; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011
20 Dwelling age Wiesmann et al., 2011; Brounen et al., 2012; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Sanquist et al., 2012; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011;  
21 Dwellings per building or Dwellings density Wiesmann et al., 2011  
22 Dwelling size Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016; Tewathia, 2014
23 Number of rooms Wiesmann et al., 2011; Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Sardianou, 2007
24 Number of bedrooms McLoughlin et al., 2012; Bedir et al., 2013; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016
25 Number of study rooms Bedir et al., 2013  
26 Dwelling floor (in case of apartment building)  
27 Heating system Bedir et al., 2013; Brounen et al., 2012; Gram-Hanssen, 2011; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011
28 Heating system efficiency Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011  
29 Hours of heating per day  
30 Presence of secondary heater appliances  
31 Age of the heating system Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011  
32 Type of air conditioning system Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011, Sanquist et al., 2012  
33 Presence of air conditioning system Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011
34 Age of the air conditioning system Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011  
35 Hours of cooling per day  
36 Rented/owner occupied Bedir et al., 2013; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011; Sardianou, 2007
37 Years of residence in the same house Bedir et al., 2013; Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016  
38 Maintenace interior or exterior / Insulation quality Brounen et al., 2012  
39 Heating degrees-days Wiesmann et al., 2011; Sanquist et al., 2012; Donatos & Mergos, 1991; Polemis & Dagoumas, 2013
40 Cooling degrees-days Wiesmann et al., 2011; Sanquist et al., 2012; Polemis & Dagoumas, 2013
41 Temperature Hondroyiannis, 2004  
42 Number of hours windows were open in the dwelling Esmaeilimoakher et al., 2016  
43 Average number of weeks of vacation taken away from the house each year (or summer/winder holidays) Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011
44 Household awareness (The education level of the head of the household is used as a proxy for household awareness) Tewathia, 2014  
45 Place/Location Wiesmann et al., 2011; Tewathia, 2014; Halicioglu, 2007  
46 Electricity price Halicioglu, 2007; Donatos & Mergos, 1991; Hondroyiannis, 2004; Polemis & Dagoumas, 2013; Sardianou, 2007  
47 Electricity tariff (can take two values: (1) single tariff consumption—one daytime and evening rate on weekdays and weekends, and (2) double tariff consumption—two different rates, one for during the day and another for evenings, nights and weekends) Bedir et al., 2013  
48 Price of diesel or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) or light fuel Donatos & Mergos, 1991; Polemis & Dagoumas, 2013  
49 Gross domestic product (GDP) Polemis & Dagoumas, 2013  
50 Price of electrical appliances Donatos & Mergos, 1991  
51 Gas consumption, yearly Bedir et al., 2013  
52 Number of appliances and number of appliances per group Wiesmann et al., 2011; Bedir et al., 2013  
53 Lights (hours per day light bulbs are on/type) or Leave lights on in unoccupied room Sanquist et al., 2012; Ndiaye & Gabriel, 2011
54 Use of appliances (Total use of electrical appliances in a day (in hours)) Tewathia, 2014  
55 Number of light bulbs Bedir et al., 2013  
56 Computer (number, use) Sanquist et al., 2012  
57 TV (number) Sanquist et al., 2012  
58 Electric oven (use) Sanquist et al., 2012  
59 Dishwasher (use) Bedir et al., 2013; Sanquist et al., 2012  
60 Washing machine (use) Bedir et al., 2013; Sanquist et al., 2012  
61 Tumble dryer (use) Bedir et al., 2013; Sanquist et al., 2012  
62 Number of showers Bedir et al., 2013  
63 Duration of showers Bedir et al., 2013  
64 Ventilation system Bedir et al., 2013  
65 Water heating type(electric/no electric) McLoughlin et al., 2012  
66 Cooking type (electric/ no electric) McLoughlin et al., 2012  
67 Efficiency (HoH who believe they can cut electricity consumption by x%) McLoughlin et al., 2012  
68 Number of ceiling fans Sanquist et al., 2012  
69 Cooled area Sanquist et al., 2012