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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample

From: Health related quality of life in patients with chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer and factors with impact: a longitudinal study

Characteristics Chronic gastritis (N = 124) Peptic ulcer (N = 120) Total (N = 244)
n % n % n %
Gender       
Male 60 48.4 82 68.3 142 58.2
Female 64 51.6 38 31.7 102 41.8
Marital status       
Married 103 83.1 105 87.5 208 85.2
Other 21 16.9 15 12.5 36 14.8
Age       
<30 28 22.6 18 15 46 18.9
30-39 32 25.8 19 15.8 51 20.9
40-49 17 13.7 27 22.5 44 18.0
50-59 23 18.5 32 26.7 55 22.5
≥60 24 19.4 24 20.0 48 19.7
X ¯ ±S 43.7 ± 15.6 46.7 ± 15.2  
Ethnicity       
Han 108 87.1 104 86.7 212 86.9
Other 16 12.9 16 13.3 32 13.1
Education       
Primary school 24 19.4 21 17.5 45 18.4
High school 57 46.0 62 51.7 119 48.8
College/higher 43 34.7 37 30.8 80 32.8
Occupation       
Worker 36 29.0 46 38.3 82 33.6
Farmer 14 11.3 14 11.7 28 11.5
Teacher 10 8.1 14 11.7 24 9.8
Office-bearer 25 20.2 18 15 43 17.6
Others 39 31.5 28 23.3 67 27.5
Perceived income       
Poor 25 20.2 35 29.2 60 24.6
Fair 87 70.2 71 59.2 158 64.8
High 12 9.7 14 11.7 26 10.7
Medical security       
Self-paid 51 41.1 41 34.2 92 37.7
Partly-pay 7 5.6 6 5 13 5.3
Public insurance 66 53.2 73 60.8 139 57.0