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Table 2 Distribution of study variables

From: Intergenerational support and subjective wellbeing among oldest-old in China: the moderating role of economic status

Variables Mean ± SD or n (%)
Total 8794
Life satisfaction
 Good 8315 (96.71)
 Bad 283 (3.29)
Psychological health
 Normal 6467 (87.78)
 Depressive 900 (12.22)
Provide financial support
 Yes 2727 (35.35)
 No 4987 (64.65)
Receive financial support
 Yes 6166 (76.44)
 No 1900 (23.56)
Receive instrumental support
 Yes 4750 (67.81)
 No 2255 (32.19)
Receive emotional support
 Yes 7786 (89.32)
 No 931 (10.68)
Combination of receiving support
 No support 303 (3.45)
 Financial support 351 (3.99)
 Instrumental support 150 (1.71)
 Emotional support 883 (10.04)
 Financial and instrumental support 204 (2.32)
 Financial and emotional support 2507 (28.51)
 Instrumental and emotional support 1292 (14.69)
 Financial, instrumental and emotional support 3104 (35.30)
Age (years) 91.46 ± 7.60
Gender
 Male 3703 (42.11)
 Female 5091 (57.89)
Current residence
 Urban 4904 (55.77)
 Rural 3890 (44.23)
Current marital status
 Currently married and living with spouse 2162 (24.83)
 Widowed 6350 (72.94)
 Never married, separated and divorced 194 (2.23)
Income 41,476.03 ± 36,827.95
Years of schooling 2.36 ± 3.85
Number of living children 3.77 ± 1.88
Co-residence
 Yes 2312 (26.55)
 No 6395 (73.45)
ADL (Activities of daily living)
 Limited 3634 (41.32)
 Not limited 5160 (58.68)
Chronic disease
 Yes 6035 (82.13)
 No 1313 (17.87)
Social security insurance
 Yes 6507 (90.88)
 No 653 (9.12)
Medical insurance
 Yes 7185 (85.29)
 No 1239 (14.71)
Old-age insurance
 Yes 2286 (25.99)
 No 6508 (74.01)
Community service
 Yes 5425 (64.40)
 No 2999 (35.60)