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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Healthcare system responsiveness in Jiangsu Province, China

  Number (n = 1783) Percentage (%)
Sex
 Male 881 49.4
 Female 902 59.6
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD 39.2 ± 13.4  
 range 18–78  
Marriage
 Married 1276 71.6
 Unmarried 480 26.9
 Divorced or widowed 27 1.5
Education
 Elementary school and under 203 11.4
 Middle school and College 1375 77.1
 University and higher 205 11.5
Occupation
 Worker 556 31.2
 Farmer 170 9.5
 Civil service 188 10.5
 Technical staff 162 9.1
 Service personnel 216 12.1
 Retiree 69 3.9
 Unemployed 53 3.0
 Students and children 279 15.6
 Other 90 5.1
Family income
 Very poor 49 2.8
 Below average 283 15.9
 Average 1275 71.5
 Good 153 8.6
 Very good 22 1.2
Medical insurance
 Free medical care 53 3.0
 Basic medical insurance for urban residents 329 18.5
 Basic medical insurance for urban employee 624 35.0
 New rural cooperative medical insurance 584 32.7
 Self-pay and other 193 10.8
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