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Table 1 Comparison of characteristics between non-migrant women (N = 1,195) and migrant women (N = 1,076) from rural area of Shandong Province, China

From: Social support and HIV/STDs infections among a probability-based sample of rural married migrant women in Shandong Province, China

  Local women (n = 1,195) Migrant women (n = 1,076) χ 2 P
  n a n a
Current address     
 Yantai 379 (31.7 %) 350 (32.5 %) 3.304 0.192
 Linyi 397 (33.2 %) 386 (35.9 %)   
 Weifang 419 (35.1 %) 340 (31.6 %)   
Age (year)     
 <30 251 (21.6 %) 245 (23.0 %) 0.671 0.715
 30–39 556 (47.8 %) 499 (46.9 %)   
 ≥40 355 (30.6 %) 319 (30.2 %)   
Education level     
 Illiterate 23 (2.0 %) 198 (19.0 %) 434.648 <0.001
 Elementary school 238 (20.5 %) 464 (44.5 %)   
 Junior middle school 713 (61.5 %) 343 (32.9 %)   
 Senior meddle school or above 185 (16.0 %) 37 (3.6 %)   
Ethinicity     
 Han Chinese 1130 (99.2 %) 533 (52.0 %) 675.834 <0.001
 Ethnic minorities 9 (0.8 %) 492 (48.0 %)   
Marriage history     
 First marriage 1085 (97.3 %) 833 (84.3 %) 110.302 <0.001
 Remarried 30 (2.7 %) 155 (15.7 %)   
Annual income per capita in the household (CNYb)     
 <5,000 236 (20.1 %) 340 (32.9 %) 70.902 <0.001
 5,000- 338 (28.7 %) 328 (31.7 %)   
 10000- 245 (20.8 %) 170 (16.4 %)   
 15000- 358 (30.4 %) 196 (19.0 %)   
Quality of relationship with spouse     
 Poor 62 (5.2 %) 42 (3.9 %) 2.410 0.300
 Average 566 (47.6 %) 528 (49.3 %)   
 Good 562 (47.2 %) 501 (46.8 %)   
Living situation     
 Not living with the husband’s family 31 (2.6 %) 115 (10.7 %) 61.804 <0.001
 Living with the husband’s family 1160 (97.4 %) 956 (89.3 %)   
Number of children     
 0 25 (2.1 %) 37 (3.6 %)   
 1 698 (59.7 %) 631 (61.3 %) 5.669 0.059
 ≥2 446 (38.2 %) 362 (35.1 %)   
Number of offspring with current husband     
 0 26 (2.2 %) 56 (5.5 %) 34.453 <0.001
 1 704 (60.5 %) 684 (66.9 %)   
2 434 (37.3 %) 282 (27.6 %)   
  1. a Missing exists if the sum of n is less than N; b CNY: Chinese Yuan; 6.1 CNY=1 USD