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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with hepatitis B

From: Effects of comprehensive intervention on health-related quality of life in patients with chronic hepatitis B in China

Variable N(228) %
Gender   
Male 167 732
Female 61 26.8
Age, years (mean±SD, years) 43.1±13.6  
Marriage status   
Married 107 46.9
Other marriage status 121 53.1
Education level   
Elementary schools or under 38 16.7
middle school or higher 190 83.3
Family economic status*1   
Poor 10 4.4
Fair 197 86.4
Good 21 9.2
Type of Medical insurance   
With medical insurance for urban employee/resident 64 28.1
With new rural corporate medical insurance*2 155 68.0
Self-pay 9 3.9
Other chronic disease   
Yes 191 83.8
No 37 16.2
  1. *1Poor: below, Fair: the average income level of the area, Good: above the average income level of the area.
  2. *2An insurance type for rural residents.