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Table 1 Encodings, means, and notes of variables

From: Health status in a transitional society: urban-rural disparities from a dynamic perspective in China

Independent variables Category Frequency Percentage (%) Note
Gender male
female
30,330
32,425
48.3
51.7
 
Age     Mean = 46.22
Standard Deviation = 15.48
Hukou urban
rural
29,401
33,354
46.9
53.1
 
Political status party member
not party member
6608
56,147
10.5
89.5
party is the Communist Party of China (CPC)
Marital status being married
single/divorce/widowed
50,703
12,052
80.8
19.2
 
Education illiteracy
primary school
junior high school
senior high school
college or more
8029
14,680
18,919
12,675
8452
12.8
23.4
30.1
20.2
13.5
 
Work status employment
unemployment
41,154
21,601
65.6
34.4
unemployment includes jobless, students, and retirement
Period 2005–2013    7 periods
Cohort     15 cohort groups
Dependent variable
 SRH very poor
poor
fair
good
very good
2332
10,484
11,883
22,470
15,586
3.7
16.7
18.9
35.8
24.8
treating as continuous variable approximately