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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents aged 45 years and older (n = 27,728)

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of chronic diseases and preventive care among adults aged 45 and older in Shaanxi Province, China

Variables N Proportion SE
NCDs and preventive care
 Hypertension and preventive care
  Presence of Hypertension 5742 0.210 0.003
  Adequate medication 3360 0.611a 0.007
  Measure blood-pressure 5303 0.927a 0.004
 Diabetes and preventive care
  Presence of Diabetes 1055 0.041 0.001
  Adequate medication 765 0.742b 0.014
  Test blood-glucose 906 0.863b 0.011
Demographic Variables
 Age Group
  45–64 19,809 0.707 0.003
  65–79 6842 0.253 0.003
  80 or above 1077 0.040 0.001
 Gender
  Female 14,018 0.506 0.003
  Male 13,710 0.494 0.003
 Economic Status
  Poorest 5547 0.191 0.002
  Poorer 5548 0.196 0.002
  Middle 5591 0.199 0.003
  Richer 5560 0.205 0.003
  Richest 5482 0.208 0.003
 Education Level
  Primary or below 14,838 0.499 0.003
  Middle school 8709 0.326 0.003
  High School 3428 0.142 0.002
  College or above 753 0.033 0.001
 Employment Status
  Unemployed 8559 0.328 0.003
  Employed 19,169 0.672 0.003
 Marital Status
  Single 4175 0.145 0.002
  Married 23,553 0.855 0.002
 Basic Medical Insurance
  No 267 0.012 0.001
  Yes 27,461 0.988 0.001
 Commercial Medical Insurance
  No 26,183 0.942 0.002
  Yes 1545 0.058 0.002
 Urban/Rural
  Rural 17,922 0.606 0.003
  Urban 9806 0.394 0.003
  1. Note: (1) Numbers were unweighted, proportions were weighted; (2) a The proportions of preventive care among people with hypertension; (3) b The proportions of preventive care among people with diabetes