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Table 1 Basic Characteristics of 326,951 Participants by Sex

From: The association between self-rated health and different anthropometric and body composition measures in the Chinese population

  Male (N=130418) Female (N=196533)
Age, years (%)   
 30-39 16.83 20.15
 40-49 31.38 35.35
 50-59 29.87 28.80
 60-69 16.20 12.04
 ≥70 5.72 3.66
Education (%)   
 Illiterate 8.65 23.37
 Elementary 32.96 31.35
 Middle school 33.73 27.09
 High school 17.67 13.85
 College and University 7.00 4.33
Household Income (%)   
 <4,999 yuan 9.29 9.70
 5,000-9,999 yuan 17.88 20.53
 10,000-19,999 yuan 28.83 30.20
 20,000-34,999 yuan 25.06 24.03
 ≥35,000 yuan 18.93 15.54
Marital Status (%)   
 Married 93.16 90.86
 Divorced, widowed, separated or never married 6.84 9.14
Tobacco use (%)   
 Nonsmoker 14.01 95.68
 Occasional smoker 11.47 1.69
 Former smoker 10.35 0.58
 Regular smoke 64.17 2.05
Alcohol use (%)   
 Never regular drinker 19.00 61.78
 Ex regular drinker 2.19 0.27
 Occasional or seasonal drinker 33.47 33.99
 Monthly drinker 6.91 1.50
 Reduced intake 3.69 0.37
 Weekly 34.74 2.10
Physical activity, MET-hours/day (mean ± SD) 23.53 (15.29) 21.66 (12.92)
Province (%)   
 Qingdao (Urban) 8.35 6.64
 Harbin (Urban) 9.03 9.54
 Haikou (Urban) 5.31 6.89
 Suzhou (Urban) 9.34 8.86
 Liuzhou (Urban) 7.60 9.07
 Sichuan (Rural) 10.74 11.54
 Gansu (Rural) 10.94 11.49
 Henan (Rural) 14.31 13.27
 Zhejiang (Rural) 11.05 10.76
 Hunan (Rural) 13.32 11.93
Anthropometric and body composition measures (mean ± SD)
 Height (cm) 165.27 (6.23) 154.33 (5.71)
 Weight (kg) 63.59 (9.77) 56.12 (8.59)
 BMI (kg/m2) 23.22 (2.97) 23.52 (3.12)
 Waist Circumference (cm) 81.13 (8.90) 78.02 (8.58)
 Hip Circumference (cm) 90.27 (6.26) 90.70 (6.18)
 Body Fat (%) 21.72 (5.80) 31.56 (6.51)
 Waist to Hip Ratio 0.90 (0.05) 0.86 (0.07)
 Waist to Height Rario 0.49 (0.06) 0.51 (0.06)