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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Does the medical insurance system really achieved the effect of poverty alleviation for the middle-aged and elderly people in China? Characteristics of vulnerable groups and failure links

VariablesVariable valuePercentage(%)MeanSD
Outcome variable0 = No92.80.070.259
1 = Yes7.2
Participate in medical insurance scheme0 = No7.40.9710.001
1 = Yes92.6
Gender of household head0 = Female47.51.4750.499
1 = Male52.5
Marital status of household head0 = Others14.20.8580.348
1 = Married85.7
Education level of household head1 = Illiteracy18.91.9230.590
2 = Elementary to junior high56.6
3 = High school and above12.2
Family size1 = 161.31.4470.607
2 = 2–332.6
3 = More than 3 people6.1
Age of household head1 = 45–5433.32.0800.968
2 = 55–6432.5
3 = 65–7423.2
4= > 759.0
Having members over 65 years old0 = No65.81.6710.469
1 = Yes32.3
Occupation of household head1 = Agriculture27.41.5510.807
2 = Employed10.2
3 = Self employed4.7
4 = Free1.2
5 = Others4.6
6 = Retirement9.5
7 = Unemployed7.3
Having hospitalization members0 = No86.20.1310.337
1 = Yes13.0
Having NCD members0 = No38.90.6110.487
1 = Yes61.1
Household consumption per capita quintileLowest20.62.9631.410
220.4
320.1
419.8
Highest19.1
Region1 = Eastern34.91.8740.746
2 = Middle42.7
3 = Western22.3
Urban and rural0 = Rural79.00.2090.406
1 = Urban20.8