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Table 4 Income inequality and HRQL stratified by household income groupa,b

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

  Household income group
Low (60th percentile and above) High (below 60th percentile)
Rural regions
 Income inequality
  High (60th percentile and above) −3.7 (−5.4, −2.1) −0.6 (−2.4, 1.3)
  Moderate (below 60th percentile) 0 0
 Age
  15–44 13.8 (10.3, 17.3) 8.0 (3.1, 12.9)
  45–64 11.8 (8.2,15.4) 5.3 (0.2, 10.3)
   ≥ 65 0 0
 Chronic condition
  Yes −14.9 (−18.0,−11.8) −10.9 (−14.7, −7.0)
  No 0 0
Urban regions
 Income inequality
  High (60th percentile and above) −1.7 (−3.0, −0.4) −0.2 (−1.5, 1.1)
  Moderate (below 60th percentile) 0 0
 Age
  15–44 8.3 (5.8, 10.7) 6.7 (4.1, 9.8)
  45–64 7.1 (4.8, 7.3) 7.0 (4.1, 9.8)
   ≥ 65 0  
 Chronic condition
  Yes −8.6 (−11.7, −5.5) −7.5 (−10.2, −4.7)
  No 0 0
  1. aLinear regression model with intercept. Figures are the coefficients and 95% confidence intervals from the linear regression model. The ranges that do not include 0 indicate statistical significance
  2. bAll the models were adjusted by gender, education, marital status, employment, and medical insurance. Only coefficients that were statistically significant are shown in the table