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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants from central towns and villages in Jiangxi Province

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of parents in rural China on the use of antibiotics in children: a cross-sectional study

Variables Central towns no. (%) Villages no. (%) P
Total 481(56) 373(44)  
Gender    .141
Female 362(75) 273(73)  
Male 119(25) 100(17)  
Age of parents, yrs.*    < .001
≤20 10(2) 14(4)  
21-30 272(58) 274(74)  
31-40 161(35) 62(17)  
>40 23(5) 19(5)  
Age of children, yrs.*    .004
<1 (infant) 213(46) 212(58)  
1-6 (preschool) 231(50) 149(41)  
7-12 (elementary) 16(4) 6(2)  
13-15 (junior) 2(0) 0(0)  
Education of parents*    <. 001
Primary school 5(1) 11(3)  
Secondary school 142(30) 229(62)  
High school 144(30) 114(31)  
College or above 185(39) 18(5)  
Number of children*    <. 001
One 296(62) 171(46)  
Two 168(35) 178(48)  
Three 13(3) 22(6)  
Medical insurance*    .183
Social 415(87) 336(91)  
Commercial 7(2) 3(1)  
Social and commercial 14(3) 4(1)  
No insurance 42(9) 28(8)  
  1. *19, 25, 6, 6, and 5 participants had missing values for these variables, respectively.