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Table 1 Income, population size and female/male ratio by age group in the intervention and comparison township

From: Evaluation of a pilot cooperative medical scheme in rural China: impact on gender patterns of health care utilization and prescription practices

  Intervention Township Comparison Townships
     1 2 3
Mean family income (1997) 1289 yuan 1170 yuan 1541 yuan 1118 yuan
Population size (2000) 13533 12305 9531 18837
Age (years) N Female Female/Male N Female Female/Male N Female Female/Male N Female Female/Male
< 5 751 355 0.89 717 315 0.78 520 237 0.84 1248 566 0.83
5 - 14 2531 1208 0.91 2095 1021 0.95 1720 809 0.89 3890 1829 0.89
15 - 24 1489 680 0.84 932 481 1.07 795 384 0.93 1709 773 0.83
25 - 34 2724 1395 1.05 2799 1396 1.00 2100 1025 0.95 3183 1718 1.17
35 - 44 2174 1108 1.04 1947 920 0.90 1678 786 0.88 2986 1536 1.06
45 - 54 1563 781 1.00 1578 694 0.79 1160 564 0.95 2429 1179 0.94
55 - 64 1222 576 0.89 1191 505 0.74 872 403 0.86 1719 821 0.91
65 or older 1079 555 1.06 1046 547 1.10 686 346 1.02 1672 879 1.11