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Table 3 Self-rated Health Status by Ethnicity (Minzu)

From: Ethnicity and health inequalities: an empirical study based on the 2010 China survey of social change (CSSC) in Western China

  Ethnic minority Han Chinese
Poor health Good health P Poor health Good health P
Age    .000    .000
 Young 7.9% 92.1%   3.9% 96.1%  
 Middle aged 20.4% 79.6%   16.8% 83.2%  
 Old 39.5% 60.5%   29.6% 70.4%  
Gender    .000    .001
 Women 18.8% 81.2%   14.7% 85.3%  
 Men 13.3% 86.7%   12.1% 87.9%  
Marital Status    .060    .865
 Non-partnered 18.4% 81.6%   13.6% 86.4%  
 Partnered 15.1% 84.9%   13.4% 86.6%  
Education    .000    .000
 Illiterate 25.5% 74.5%   32.1% 67.9%  
 Primary school 17.3% 82.7%   19.6% 80.4%  
 Middle school 7.3% 92.7%   10.5% 89.5%  
 Senior high school 9.9% 90.1%   6.1% 93.9%  
 College/university or above 5.8% 94.2%   2.9% 97.1%  
SSS    .000    .000
 Lower 25.3% 74.7%   21.0% 79.0%  
 Lower-middle 19.4% 80.6%   11.9% 88.1%  
 Middle 10.0% 90.0%   8.4% 91.6%  
 Upper-middle 8.6% 91.4%   8.2% 91.8%  
 Upper 0.0% 100.0%   21.9% 78.1%  
Smoking    .001    .192
 Current smoker 12.5% 87.5%   12.7% 87.3%  
 Non-smoker 17.2% 82.8%   13.8% 86.2%  
Alcohol    .000    .000
 High-risk drinker 9.3% 90.7%   8.2% 91.8%  
 Moderate-risk drinker 9.2% 90.8%   5.8% 94.2%  
 Low-risk drinker 9.5% 90.5%   9.2% 90.8%  
 Non-drinker 19.0% 81.0%   17.4% 82.6%  
Physical Exercise    .000    .000
 Regularly/every day 14.5% 85.5%   15.4% 84.6%  
 Several times a week 6.2% 93.8%   7.7% 92.3%  
 Several times a month 11.0% 89.0%   5.6% 94.4%  
 Once a month or less 12.1% 87.9%   7.7% 92.3%  
 Never 18.0% 82.0%   16.2% 83.8%  
Health Problems    .000    .000
 Person with chronic disease 41.5% 58.5%   36.0% 64.0%  
 Non-sufferer 4.2% 95.8%   3.0% 97.0%