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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the questionnaire respondents

From: Progress of equalizing basic public health services in Southwest China--- health education delivery in primary healthcare sectors

Characteristics Number Percentage
Age(n = 989)
 <50 77 7.8
 50–60 131 13.2
 60–70 449 45.4
 70–80 275 27.8
  ≥ 80 57 5.8
Gender(n = 988)
 Male 367 37.1
 Female 621 62.9
Residence (n = 982)
 Rural 406 41.3
 Urban 576 58.7
Region (n = 989)
 Chongqing 586 59.3
 Guizhou 403 40.7
Type of PHCs(n = 989)
 Township hospitals 579 58.5
 Community health centers 410 41.5
Quality of health service in PHCs(n = 989)
 Good 609 61.6
 Poor 380 38.4
Marital status(n = 984)
 Married 761 77.3
 Divorced / Widowed 223 22.7
Education (n = 988)
 Primary and below 562 56.9
 Middle school 266 26.9
 College and above 160 16.2
Occupation (n = 981)
 Employed in enterprises/institutions/government 355 36.2
 Peasants/ rural migrant workers 555 56.6
 Others 71 7.2
Health insurance(n = 988)
 Basic health insurance 965 97.7
 Others 23 2.3
Distance to PHC (n = 983)
  < 1 km 782 79.6
 1-2 km 112 11.4
  ≥ 2 km 89 9.1
Self-reported health(n = 987)
 Well 319 32.3
 Fair 378 38.3
 Unwell 290 29.4
With Chronic diseases (n = 989)
 Yes 760 76.8
 No 229 23.2