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Table 1 (a) Percent distributions of sociodemographic characteristics and health service utilization and (b) means, standard deviations and ranges for quantitative indicators of discrimination and social support

From: Frequency of basic public health services utilization by married female migrants in China: associations of social support, discrimination and sociodemographic factors

Characteristic Percent
a) Percent distributions of sociodemographic characteristics and health service utilization N = 307  
Family location  
 Village 67.2
 County (one level up from village) 32.8
Migration time in Changsha  
 ≤ 2 years 21.9
 > 2 years 78.1
Migration time in total  
 < 4 years 32.8
 ≥ 4 years 67.2
Years of education  
 Primary 4.9
 Middle/high 68.6
 Diploma 15.7
 College 10.8
Monthly income  
 ≤ 3000 RMB 63.5
 > 3000 RMB 36.5
Living circumstance  
 Separate from families 75.6
 Living with families 24.4
Health record establishment (% Yes) 27.2
Health education (% Yes) 24.7
Basic contraceptive services (%Yes) 40.9
Breast and cervical cancer screening (%Yes) 26.1
Quantitative indicator Mean (SD)
(b) Means, standard deviations and ranges for quantitative indicators of discrimination and social support  
Age in years 34.87 (6.31)
Institutional discrimination 5.30 (2.08)
Interpersonal discrimination 4.45 (1.64)
Objective social support 8.68 (3.00)
Subjective social support 24.91 (4.46)
Utilization of social support 7.22 (1.78)
  1. SD standard deviations