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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants

From: Quality of life of older people in nursing homes in China–evaluation and application of the Chinese version of the life satisfaction questionnaire

Variables Values
Age mean (SD), years 78.9 (9.6), min 60 max100
Months residing at the nursing home Md (Q1;Q3) 19 (10;48)
Number of chronic diseases, n (%)
 ≤1 328 (78.3)
 ≥2 83 (19.8)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 188 (44.9)
 Female 229 (54.7)
Marital status, n (%)
 Divorced/single/widow(er) 291 (69.5)
 Married 111 (26.5)
Education, n (%)
 No formal/primary school 252 (60.1)
 Junior high school or higher 163 (38.9)
Main source of income, n (%)
 Retirement pension 203 (48.4)
 Social assistance/family/others 211 (50.4)
MI, n (%)
 Basic for urban and rural residents or self-payed 226 (53.9)
 For employees 188 (44.9)
Type of nursing home, n (%)
 Publicly run 135 (32.2)
 Privately run 284 (67.8)
  1. Abbreviations: SD Standard deviation, Md Median, Q Quartile, MI Medical insurance, When sum does not add up to n = 419 or 100% there are internal missing data