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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample in Jiangsu, China (2016)

From: Utilization willingness of institutional care between disabled and non-disabled seniors: evidence from Jiangsu, China

Characteristics Total   Non-disabled seniors Disabled seniors P
n % n % n %
Observation 2493 100.0 2091 83.9 402 16.1  
Willingness of institutional care 355 14.2 264 12.6 91 22.6 < 0.001
Predisposing factors
 Age        < 0.001
  60–69 858 34.4 773 37.0 85 21.1  
  70–79 1278 51.3 1083 51.8 195 48.5  
  80+ 357 14.3 235 11.2 122 30.4  
 Gender        0.413
  Female 1314 52.7 1110 53.1 204 50.7  
  Male 1179 47.3 981 46.9 198 49.3  
 Marital status        < 0.001
  Married 1874 75.2 1619 77.4 255 63.4  
  Others 619 24.8 472 22.6 147 36.6  
 Education        0.091
  Primary or below 1606 64.4 1328 63.5 278 69.2  
  Junior 581 23.3 498 23.8 83 20.6  
  High or above 306 12.3 265 12.7 41 10.2  
Enabling factors
 Residence        0.101
  Urban 909 36.5 777 37.2 132 32.8  
  Rural 1584 63.5 1314 62.8 270 67.2  
 Living arrangements        < 0.001
  Alone 330 13.2 243 11.6 87 21.6  
  With children or others 2163 86.8 1848 88.4 315 78.4  
 Insurance a        0.335
  None 96 3.9 74 3.5 22 5.5  
  MIUE 340 13.6 291 13.9 49 12.2  
  MIUR 595 23.9 499 23.9 96 23.9  
  NCMS 1389 55.7 1168 55.9 221 55.0  
  Others 73 2.9 59 2.8 14 3.5  
 Household income b        0.002
  Q4 117 4.7 100 4.8 17 4.2  
  Q3 327 13.1 268 12.8 59 14.7  
  Q2 855 34.3 749 35.8 106 26.4  
  Q1 1194 47.9 974 46.6 220 54.7  
Need factors
 NCD c        < 0.001
  Yes 2176 87.3 1797 85.9 379 94.3  
  No 317 12.7 294 14.1 23 5.7  
  1. aNCMS New cooperative medical scheme, MIUR Medical insurance for urban residents scheme, MIUE Medical insurance for urban employee scheme
  2. bQuartile 4 (Q4) is the richest and Quartile 1 (Q1) is the poorest
  3. cNCD Non-communicable chronic disease