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Table 2 Summary statistics for independent variables (mean/percent)

From: The effects of China’s urban basic medical insurance schemes on the equity of health service utilisation: evidence from Shaanxi Province

  UEBMI URBMI Uninsured
Annual personal expenditure (RMB, 2008) 8862 7086 6866
Gender    
 Male 54.6 42.1 42.5
 Female 45.4 57.9 57.5
Age (years)    
 15-44 32.1 60.6 61.2
 45-59 41.3 22.9 22.3
 60+ 26.5 16.4 16.5
Health status 77.8 81.4 81.8
Marital status    
 Single 4.6 25.2 26.0
 Married 87.6 64.0 63.6
 Others 7.8 10.8 10.5
Education status    
 Illiterate 3.1 7.9 8.5
 Primary school 8.8 8.3 10.3
 Junior middle school 26.1 28.6 32.8
 Senior middle school 39.1 42.7 34.2
 Diploma 14.3 8.4 7.2
 College degree or above 8.5 4.1 7.0
Employment status    
 Employed 50 28 20.9
 Retired 42.1 7.4 7.4
 Student 0.1 13.5 16.0
 Unemployed 7.8 51.1 55.8
Region    
 Shanbei 6.3 4.6 9.0
 Guanzhong 87.5 95.3 80.5
 Shannan 6.2 0.1 10.6
Commercial health insurance    
 Insured 6.0 5.1 4.2
 Uninsured 94.0 94.9 95.8
Household population 3.00 3.08 3.15
  1. Reference levels in the Logistic regression.