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Table 5 Descriptive statistics

From: How are individual-level social capital and poverty associated with health equity? A study from two Chinese cities

Indicators Poor (N = 748) Non-poor (N = 761)
Independent variables   
Gender (%)   
Male 39.6 42.2
Female 59.9 57.7
Missing 0.5 0.1
Age, years (%)   
15–44 36.5 33.5
45–64 37.7 40.0
65- 25.3 25.6
Missing 0.5 0.9
Ethnicity (%)   
Han 73.7 84.0
Hui 24.9 14.5
Others 1.5 1.6
Education level (%)   
Illiterate 25.0 10.1
Primary school 21.8 14.5
Middle school 34.2 32.1
High school 13.9 26.0
Technical secondary school 3.3 5.9
Junior college 1.5 8.2
University and above 0.1 2.6
Missing 0.1 0.7
Marital status (%)   
Never married 3.7 1.7
First married 55.6 83.7
Remarried 2.4 1.3
Divorced 9.0 2.6
Widowed 29.3 10.5
Missing 0.0 0.1
Chronic illness (%)   
With chronic illness 48.4 34.6
Missing 0.0 0.3
Family monthly income* (yuan) 441.0 1267.0
Dependent variable (%)   
Poor SRH 38.2 17.2
Missing 0.9 1.8
  1. *Means