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Table 3 General characteristics of the study participants in K-Stori

From: The Korean Study of Women’s Health-Related Issues (K-Stori): Rationale and Study Design

Variables Adolescent girls N (%) Childbearing women N (%) Pregnant/Postpartum women N (%) Menopausal women N (%) Elderly women N (%) Total N (%)
Total 3000 (100.0) 3000 (100.0) 3000 (100.0) 3000 (100.0) 3000 (100.0) 15,000 (100.0)
Age Mean (SD) 15.5 (1.1) 31.2 (7.4) 32.9 (4.3) 54.4 (5.6) 71.8 (4.3) 41.2 (20.3)
Urbanization Urban 2397 (79.9) 2400 (80) 2451 (81.7) 2394 (79.8) 2357 (78.6) 11,999 (80.0)
Rural 602 (20.1) 600 (20) 549 (18.3) 606 (20.2) 643 (21.4) 3001 (20.0)
Monthly Household Income ($) ≤1699 412 (13.8) 190 (6.3) 49 (1.7) 313 (10.4) 1837 (61.2) 2801 (18.6)
1700 ~ 3499 1466 (48.9) 1316 (43.9) 2046 (68.2) 1418 (47.3) 880 (29.3) 7126 (47.5)
≥3500 1122 (37.4) 1494 (49.8) 905 (30.2) 1269 (42.3) 283 (9.4) 5073 (33.8)
Insurance Type National Health Insurance (Self-employed) - 750 (25.0) 534 (17.8) 1429 (47.6) 1684 (56.1) 4397 (36.6)
National Health Insurance (Employed) - 2238 (74.6) 2457 (81.9) 1539 (51.3) 1173 (39.1) 7407 (61.7)
Medical Aid - 6 (0.2) 7 (0.2) 30 (1.0) 139 (4.6) 182 (1.5)
No insured - 6 (0.2) 2 (0.1) 2 (0.1) 4 (0.1) 14 (0.1)
Marital Status Single - 1498 (49.9) 15 (0.5) 21 (0.7) 22 (0.7) 1556 (13.0)
Married (with spouse) - 1442 (48.1) 2940 (98.0) 2705 (90.2) 1896 (63.2) 8983 (74.9)
Separated/Divorced - 60 (2.0) 45 (1.5) 274 (9.1) 1082 (36.1) 1461 (12.2)
Education No - 3 (0.1) 0 (0.0) 14 (0.5) 428 (14.3) 445 (3.7)
Primary School - 5 (0.2) 0 (0.0) 181 (6.0) 1292 (43.1) 1478 (12.3)
Middle School - 17 (0.6) 12 (0.4) 400 (13.3) 815 (27.2) 1244 (10.4)
High School - 724 (24.1) 640 (21.3) 1703 (56.8) 426 (14.2) 3493 (29.1)
University or Higher - 2251 (75.0) 2348 (78.3) 702 (23.4) 39 (13.0) 5340 (44.5)