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Table 1 Description of sample

From: Social health insurance, healthcare utilization, and costs in middle-aged and elderly community-dwelling adults in China

Variable/categories Prevalence (%) 95% CI n
Health insurance
 No insurance 4.71 0.0440 0.0502 861
 UEMI (Urban employee medical insurance) 12.53 0.1205 0.1301 2289
 URMI (Urban resident medical insurance) 7.27 0.0675 0.0780 1329
 NCMI (New cooperative medical insurance) 73.99 0.7335 0.7462 13,521
 other commercial insurance 1.5 0.0133 0.0168 275
Sex
 Male 47.74 0.4702 0.4846 8800
 Female 52.26 0.5154 0.5298 9633
Age
  ≤ 50 15.65 0.1513 0.1618 2885
  > 50 and ≤ 65 43.13 0.4242 0.4385 7951
  > 65 41.21 0.4050 0.4192 7597
Educational level
 Less than lower secondary education 87.09 0.8661 0.8758 16,038
 Upper secondary and/or vocational training 10.77 0.1033 0.1122 1984
 Tertiary education 2.13 0.0193 0.0234 393
Income level
 Lowest quintile 20.06 0.1930 0.2082 2153
 Second quintile 19.94 0.1918 0.2069 2140
 Third quintile 20.05 0.1929 0.2081 2152
 Fourth quintile 19.95 0.1919 0.2070 2141
 Highest quintile 20.00 0.1925 0.2076 2147
Marital status
 Married/cohabiting 81.14 0.1830 0.1943 14,950
 Single/divorced/widowed 18.86 0.8057 0.8170 3476
Urban or rural residence
 Urban 37.74 0.3697 0.3851 5699
 Rural 62.26 0.6149 0.6303 9401
Health self-reporting
 Excellent 1.37 0.0120 0.0155 241
 Very good 10.06 0.0961 0.1050 1764
 Good 14.26 0.1374 0.1478 2501
 Fair 52.51 0.5177 0.5325 9208
 Poor 21.80 0.2119 0.2241 3823