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Table 1 Basic socioeconomic and health characteristics of China and Shaanxi,a 2007

From: Household income, income inequality, and health-related quality of life measured by the EQ-5D in Shaanxi, China: a cross-sectional study

  China Shaanxi Rankingsb
Socioeconomic indicators
 Per capita GDP (yuan) 18,934 14,350 21
 Per capita disposable income (yuan)
  Urban regions 13,786 10,763 28
  Rural regions 4140 2645 28
Health indicators
 Life expectancy
  Men 69.6 68.9 22
  Women 73.3 71.3 24
 Mortality (1/1000) 6.93 6.16 11
 Morbidity of statutory infectious diseases (1/100,000) 272.4 254.2 18
  1. aLife expectancy data were from the 2000 census, and other data were from the Annual Health Statistics in 2008
  2. bShaanxi’s rankings among 31 provinces or municipalities (descending)