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Table 1 Participants characteristics among foreign residents who participated in free consultation activities held in Aichi Prefecture from 2012 to 2016 (N = 608)

From: Factors associated with access to health care among foreign residents living in Aichi Prefecture, Japan: secondary data analysis

Characteristics Frequency %
Sex
 Female 346 56.9
 Male 262 43.1
Age group
 -29 years old 207 34.1
 30–39 years old 176 29.0
 40–49 years old 131 21.6
 50- years old 94 15.5
Region of origin
 Vietnam 123 20.2
 Philippines 114 18.8
 Brazil 105 17.3
 China 70 11.5
 Other Asia 105 17.3
 High-income country 40 6.6
 Other 51 8.4
Occupation
 Labour/non-regulara 152 25.0
 Professional/company 148 14.3
 Student 31 5.1
 Unemployedb 58 9.5
 Other 37 6.1
 No answer 182 29.9
Duration of living in Japan (years)
  < 1 year 83 13.7
1 year, < 5 years 222 36.5
5 year 211 34.7
 Unknown 92 15.1
Coverage of a Japanese public health insurance
 Covered 497 81.7
 Not covered 101 16.6
 Unknown 10 1.6
  1. aIncluding trainees/interns
  2. bIncluding housewives