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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Correlation between indoor air pollution and adult respiratory health in Zunyi City in Southwest China: situation in two different seasons

Socio-demographic characteristics Subject
Number (n = 1207) Percentage (%)
Gender
 Male 588 48.7
 Female 619 51.3
Age distribution (years)
 18–39 493 40.8
 40–59 485 40.2
  ≥ 60 229 19.0
Ethnic group
 Han 1154 95.6
 Ethnic of minority 53 4.4
Marital status
 Not-married 208 17.2
 Married 999 82.8
Education
 Senior high school and above 771 63.9
 Below senior high school 436 36.1
BMI (kg/m2)
 Underweight (BMI < 18.5 kg/m2) 212 17.6
 Normal weight (18.5 ≤ BMI < 23 kg/m2) 757 62.7
 Overweight (BMI ≥ 23 kg/m2) 238 19.7
Asthma-like symptoms and asthma in childhood
 Yes 268 22.2
 No 939 77.8
Familial history of asthma-like symptoms and asthma
 Yes 375 31.1
 No 832 68.9
Monthly household income
 Low household income 247 20.5
 High household income 960 79.5
Occupational exposure to dust or gas
 Yes 242 20.0
 No 965 80.0