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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants for quantitative study

From: Achievements and challenges in health management for aged individuals in primary health care sectors: a survey in Southwest China

Demographic characteristicsNumberPercentage
Age(n = 772)
 60–6943956.9
 70–8027335.4
  ≥ 80607.8
Gender (n = 771)
 Male29237.9
 Female47962.1
Residence(n = 765)
 Rural29538.6
 Urban47061.4
Type of PHCs (n = 772)
 THCs48763.1
 CHCs28536.9
Quality of PHCs (n = 772)
 Good43556.3
 Poor33743.7
Region(n = 772)
 Chongqing54971.1
 Guizhou22328.9
Marital status (n = 767)
 Married57575.0
 Divorced/Widowed19225.0
Education (n = 771)
 Primary and below48562.9
 Middle school18824.4
 College and above9812.7
Occupation (n = 765)
 Employed in enterprises/institutions/government27636.1
 Peasants/ rural migrant workers28337.0
 Others20626.9
Health insurance(n = 771)
 Basic health insurance75798.2
 Others141.8
Distance to PHCs (n = 767)
 < 1 km60478.7
 1-2 km8911.6
 ≥ 2 km749.6
BMI (kg/m2, n = 758)
 <18.5324.2
 18.5–24.045660.2
 24.0–30.022529.7
 ≥ 30.0455.9
Self reported health (n = 771)
 Well24631.9
 Not bad29638.4
 Unwell22929.7
Chronic diseases (n = 772)
 Yes60678.5
 No16621.5
  1. PHCs refers to primary health care sector; THC refers to township health center; CHC refers to community health center; BMI refers to Body Mass index