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Table 2 Proportion (%) of social participation at baseline by type (N = 9645)

From: Impact of social participation on health among middle-aged and elderly adults: evidence from longitudinal survey data in China

 TotalMenWomen
Interacting with friends37.434.839.8
Playing Mahjong, chess or cards, or going to community club19.824.315.7
Providing helps7.08.26.0
going to a sport or other kind of club6.66.56.7
Participating in a community-related organization1.51.81.3
Doing voluntary or charity work0.60.90.4
Caring for a sick or disabled adult0.80.90.7
Participating in at least one activity51.351.551.1