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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of migrant workers by insurance status, Shenzhen, China

From: Health care utilisation amongst Shenzhen migrant workers: does being insured make a difference?

Demographic
Characteristics
Insured (n = 2080) Uninsured (n = 2554) Total (n = 4634)
  n % n % n %
Sex       
Male 883 42.45 1005 39.35 1888 40.74
Female 1197 57.55 1549 60.65 2746 59.26
p = 0.033 χ 2 = 4.569       
Age       
18--24 889 42.74 1487 58.22 2376 51.27
25--34 872 41.92 784 30.70 1656 35.74
35+ 319 15.34 283 11.08 598 12.99
p = 0.000 χ 2 = 110.003       
Education       
Illiterate 8 0.38 25 0.98 33 0.71
Primary 66 3.17 94 3.68 160 3.43
Junior high school 1056 50.77 1568 61.39 2624 56.63
Senior high school 705 33.89 722 28.27 1427 30.79
College 192 9.23 116 4.54 276 6.65
University or above 53 2.55 29 1.14 82 1.77
p = 0.000 χ 2 = 92.019       
Marital status       
Single 708 34.03 1349 52.81 1847 39.86
Married 1364 65.60 1081 42.33 2772 59.82
Others 19 0.91 124 4.86 15 0.32
p = 0.000 χ 2 = 266.095       
Occupation       
Administrative 341 16.39 327 12.80 668 14.42
Clerk/technician 591 28.41 638 24.98 1229 26.52
General worker 1051 50.53 1390 54.42 2441 52.68
Others 97 4.66 199 7.79 296 6.39
p = 0.000 χ 2 = 36.214       
Monthly Income (CNY)       
< 500 26 1.25 108 4.23 134 2.89
500--999 965 46.39 1433 56.11 2398 51.75
1000-1499 684 32.88 611 23.92 1295 27.95
1500-1999 206 9.90 202 7.91 408 8.80
2000+ 199 9.57 200 7.83 399 8.61
p = 0.000 χ 2 = 98.215