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Table 2 Descriptive data for participants in the sample

From: Self-rated health as a valid indicator for health-equity analyses: evidence from the Italian health interview survey

  Observations Percentage in the Sample
Sex
 Male 9817 47.2%
 Female 10,997 52.8%
Age
 30–34 1627 7.8%
 35–39 1746 8.4%
 40–44 2208 10.6%
 45–49 2301 11.1%
 50–54 2266 10.9%
 55–59 2013 9.7%
 60–64 1903 9.1%
 65–69 1883 9.0%
 70–74 1491 7.2%
 75–79 1357 6.5%
 80–84 1040 5.0%
 85+ 979 4.7%
Region of residence
 North-west 5161 24.8%
 North-east 4412 21.2%
 Centre 4182 20.1%
 South 4913 23.6%
 Islands 2146 10.3%
PEI quintiles
 1 (Poorest) 3566 17.0%
 2 4013 19.1%
 3 4250 20.2%
 4 4515 21.5%
 5 (Richest) 4680 22.3%
Better SRH
 Very good 3295 15.8%
 Good 10,125 48.6%
Total better SRH 13,420 64.5%
Worse SRH
 Fair 5313 25.5%
 Bad 1638 7.9%
 Very bad 443 2.1%
Total worse SRH 7394 35.5%
Total 20,814 100%