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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for individual and province level variables

From: Social trust, interpersonal trust and self-rated health in China: a multi-level study

  2005 “Out-group” trust 2010 “In-group” trust
Response  
 Self-rated health Excellent, very good or good (61.7 %), Fair, poor or very poor health (38.3 %) Very good or good (58.1 %), Fair, poor or very poor health (41.9 %)
Predictors  
Level 1 Individuals, n = 9,458 Individuals, n = 10,100
  Age 18-94, mean = 44 18-96, mean = 47
  Gender Male (48 %), Female (52 %) Male (49.8 %), Female (50.2 %)
  Education attainment None (10.4 %), Primary (24.7 %), Junior high (30.9 %), Senior high (22.5 %), above high (11.5 %) None (12.7 %), Primary (23.7 %), Junior high (29.9 %), Senior high (19.1%), above high (14.6 %)
  Residence Urban (58.4 %); Rural (41.6 %) Urban (60 %); Rural (40 %)
  Personal annual income (unit:10,000 Yuan) 0-40, mean = 0.88 0-600, mean = 1.92
  Interpersonal trust Low trust (75.5 %), Average trust (19.2 %), High trust (5.3 %) Low trust (23.9 %), Average trust (9.8 %), High trust (66.3 %)
Level 2 Provinces, n = 28 Provinces, n = 31
  Aggregated social trust 8.7 % ~ 52.7 %, mean = 25.9 % 63 % ~ 85.7 %, mean = 75 %