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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample’s characteristics (N = 1201)

From: The relationship among social capital, eHealth literacy and health behaviours in Chinese elderly people: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics N (%) Mean SD Range
Age (years)   70.12 6.29 60.00–97.00
60–69 622 (51.8)    
70–79 485 (40.4)    
≥ 80 94 (7.8)    
Gender
Male 560 (46.6)    
Female 641 (53.4)    
Residence
Urban area 320 (26.6)    
Rural area 881 (73.4)    
Education level
Primary school and below 712 (59.3)    
Junior middle school 331 (27.6)    
High school 124 (10.3)    
University/college and above 34 (2.8)    
Social capital   72.07 13.03 22.00–110.00
Structural social capital   30.81 6.67 11.00–55.00
Cognitive social capital   41.27 8.30 11.00–55.00
eHealth literacy   17.24 9.34 8.00–40.00
Health behaviours   112.23 23.25 42.00–168.00
Self-actualisation   38.88 8.29 14.00–56.00
Health responsibility   21.21 6.20 9.00–36.00
Exercise   7.15 2.48 3.00–12.00
Nutrition   15.22 2.72 5.00–20.00
Interpersonal support   13.87 3.23 5.00–20.00
Stress management   15.92 3.82 6.00–24.00