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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of migrant workers in Beijing (n = 2478)

From: Factors associated with health-seeking behavior among migrant workers in Beijing, China

Variable n %
Gender   
   Female 1060 42.8
   Male 1418 57.2
Age(years)   
   15-19 88 3.6
   20-29 764 30.8
   30-39 984 40.4
   40-49 468 18.9
   50-59 124 5.0
   Over 60 152 1.3
Education   
   Illiteracy 280 11.3
   Primary school 528 21.3
   Secondary school 1206 48.7
   High school 406 16.4
   University/college degree 58 2.4
Occupation   
   Wholesale and retail 702 28.3
   Lodging catering service 494 19.9
   Construction 454 18.3
   Manufacturing 320 12.9
   Transport, storage and postal 302 12.2
   Domestic service 112 4.5
   Others 94 3.8
Working hours per day (hours)   
   Less than 8 494 19.9
   8-9 550 22.2
   10-11 672 27.1
   12-13 594 24.0
   Over 13 168 6.8
Monthly household income per capita (RMB)   
   Less than 250 98 4.0
   251-500 152 6.1
   501-750 640 25.8
   751-1000 928 37.4
   1001-1250 410 16.5
   Over 1250 250 10.1
Duration of stay in Beijing (years)   
   Less than 1 520 21.0
   1-5 1549 62.5
   Over 5 409 16.5
Insurance coverage   
   None 2329 94.0
   Employer-based medical insurance 57 2.3
   Commercial medical insurance 27 1.1
   Social health insurance 22 0.9
   Industrial injury insurance 2 0.1
   Others 40 1.6
  1. Note: Table 1 presents the socio-demographic characteristics of all the migrant workers that participated in the study, the total sample is 2,478.