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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics and migrating related characteristics among migrants in China, Migrants Population Dynamic Monitoring Survey 2014, 2016 and 2017 (N = 539,926)

From: Sociodemographic disparities in the establishment of health records among 0.5 million migrants from 2014 to 2017 in China: a nationwide cross-sectional study

  2014 2016 2017 Overall
  N % N % N % N %
Sociodemographic characteristics
Sex
 male 117,647 58.55 88,088 52.12 87,871 56.69 293,606 54.38
 female 83,290 41.45 80,912 47.88 82,118 48.31 246,320 45.62
Age
 15–24 40,062 19.94 26,648 15.77 23,906 14.06 90,616 16.78
 25–34 77,057 38.35 65,709 38.88 65,473 38.52 208,239 38.57
 35–44 56,747 28.24 45,193 26.74 44,741 26.32 146,681 27.17
 45–54 24,036 11.96 23,566 13.94 26,651 15.68 74,253 13.75
 55–64 3035 1.51 5659 3.35 6499 3.82 15,193 2.81
 65-    2225 1.32 2213 1.30 4438 0.82
Region
 East 101,984 50.75 82,000 48.52 86,995 51.18 270,979 50.19
 Middle 33,986 16.91 29,000 17.16 28,999 17.06 91,985 17.04
 West 64,967 32.33 58,000 34.32 53,995 31.76 176,962 32.78
Marital status
 Never married/ Divorced/widowed 48,006 23.89 31,929 18.89 30,472 17.93 110,407 20.45
 Married/living with partner 152,931 76.12 137,071 81.11 139,517 82.07 429,519 79.55
Educational attainment       
 <=Middle school 133,812 66.59 104,296 61.71 103,186 60.70 341,294 63.21
 High school or equivalent 41,289 20.55 37,682 22.30 37,224 21.90 116,195 21.52
 College 25,183 12.53 26,214 15.51 28,687 16.88 80,084 14.83
 >College 653 0.32 808 0.48 892 0.52 2353 0.44
Household registration status
 Agricultural 170,904 85.05 140,441 83.10 140,687 82.76 452,032 83.72
 Nonagricultural 30,033 14.95 28,559 16.90 29,302 17.24 87,894 16.28
Migrating related characteristics
Length of migration
 0–5 153,208 76.25 115,601 68.40 106,203 62.48 375,012 69.46
 5–10 28,177 14.02 30,435 18.01 34,681 20.40 93,293 17.28
 > = 11 19,552 9.73 22,964 13.59 29,105 17.12 71,621 13.26
Reasons of migration
 other 23,855 11.87 27,711 16.40 27,872 16.40 79,438 14.71
 Working or business 177,082 88.13 141,289 83.60 142,117 83.60 460,488 85.29
Rage of migration
 In province 98,534 49.04 85,977 50.87 86,199 50.71 270,710 50.14
 Out of province 102,403 50.96 82,860 49.03 83,790 49.29 269,053 49.83
  1. Notes: missing data, age, 506 (0.09%); rage of migration,163 (0.03%)