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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of rural-to-urban migrants who used inpatient service

From: Association between rural-to-urban migrants’ social medical insurance, social integration and their medical return in China: a nationally representative cross-sectional data analysis

Variables Rural-to-urban migrants hospitalised in Total (n = 4018) P value
Current Residence (n = 3098) Hometown (n = 614) Other places (n = 306)
Gender      < 0.001
 Male 800(25.8) 181(29.5) 123(40.2) 1104(27.5)  
 Female 2298(74.2) 433(70.5) 183(59.8) 2914(72.5)  
Age group      < 0.001
 15- 566(18.3) 141(23.0) 33(10.8) 740(18.4)  
 25- 1591(51.3) 269(43.8) 104(34.0) 1964(48.9)  
 35- 610(19.7) 125(20.3) 98(32.0) 833(20.7)  
 45–59 331(10.7) 79(12.9) 71(23.2) 481(12.0)  
Ethnic group      0.356
 Han nationality 2786(89.9) 560(91.2) 270(88.2) 3616(90.0)  
 Minority 312(10.1) 54(8.8) 36(11.8) 402(10.0)  
Education level      < 0.001
 Never be educated 57(1.8) 11(1.8) 10(3.3) 78(1.9)  
 Below high school 2011(64.9) 440(71.6) 231(75.5) 2682(66.8)  
 High school 638(20.6) 103(16.8) 44(14.4) 785(19.5)  
 College/Undergraduate/Postgraduate 392(12.7) 60(9.8) 21(6.8) 473(11.8)  
Marital status      0.257
 Single 103(3.3) 20(3.2) 11(3.6) 134(3.3)  
 Married 2959(95.5) 588(95.8) 287(93.8) 3834(95.4)  
 Divorced/Windowed 36(1.2) 6(1.0) 8(2.6) 50(1.3)  
Household size      < 0.001
 Alone 159(5.1) 47(7.7) 27(8.8) 233(5.8)  
 With one family member 344(11.1) 138(22.5) 62(20.3) 544(13.5)  
 With two family members 1354(43.7) 245(39.9) 108(35.3) 1707(42.5)  
 With three or more family members 1241(40.1) 184(30.0) 109(35.6) 1534(38.2)  
Migrated from other      0.002
 Provinces 1504(48.5) 292(47.6) 115(37.6) 1911(47.6)  
 Cities 948(30.6) 198(32.2) 103(33.7) 1249(31.1)  
 Districts 646(20.9) 124(20.2) 88(28.7) 858(21.3)  
Economic development of current resident      < 0.001
 Developed 1366(44.1) 297(48.4) 71(23.2) 1734(43.2)  
 Developing 839(27.1) 153(24.9) 140(45.8) 1132(28.2)  
 Under-developed 893(28.8) 164(26.7) 95(31.0) 1152(28.7)  
Duration of stay in current residence 5.35 ± 4.63 4.94 ± 4.34 6.99 ± 5.96 5.41 ± 4.73  
Reason for migration      0.010
 Working or engaging in trade 2251(72.7) 477(77.7) 248(81.0) 2976(74.1)  
 Family reasons/visit relatives 740(23.9) 122(19.9) 48(15.7) 910(22.6)  
 Marriage 81(2.6) 10(1.6) 8(2.6) 99(2.5)  
 Other reasons 26(0.8) 5(0.8) 2(0.7) 33(0.8)