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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of participants

From: Evaluation of the economic burden of leprosy among migrant and resident patients in Guangdong Province, China

  Migrants
n (%)
Residents
n (%)
Total
n (%)
χ2 P Value
Sex
 Male 60 (69.0) 108 (64.7) 168 (66.1) 0.471 0.577
 Female 27 (31.0) 59 (35.3) 86 (33.9)
Age
  < 20 1 (1.1) 9 (5.4) 10 (3.9) 25.769 <0.001
 21–40 52 (59.8) 48 (28.7) 100 (39.4)
 41–60 22 (25.3) 54 (32.3) 76 (29.9)
  > 60 11 (12.6) 53 (31.7) 64 (25.2)
 No data 1 (1.1) 3 (1.8) 4 (1.6)
Education
 Primary school or below 35 (40.2) 87 (52.1) 122 (48.0) 3.783 0.286
 Junior high school 31 (35.6) 49 (29.3) 80 (31.5)
 Senior high school 12 (13.8) 20 (12.0) 32 (12.6)
 College and up 8 (9.2) 9 (5.4) 17 (6.7)
 No data 1 (4.9) 2 (1.2) 3 (1.2)
Marriage
 Single 19 (21.8) 37 (22.2) 56 (22.0) 3.248 0.517
 Married 59 (67.8) 119 (71.3) 178 (70.1)
 Divorced 4 (4.6) 2 (1.2) 6 (2.4)
 Widowed 5 (5.7) 8 (4.8) 13 (5.1)
 No data 0 (0.0) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.4)
Employment
 Full-time 53 (60.9) 48 (28.7) 101 (39.8) 28.418 <0.001
 Part-time 4 (4.6) 11 (6.6) 15 (5.9)
 Unemployed 21 (24.1) 88 (52.7) 109 (42.9)
 Retired 2 (2.3) 11 (6.6) 13 (5.1)
 No data 7 (8.0) 9 (5.4) 16 (6.3)
Profession
 Farmers 33 (37.9) 95 (56.9) 128 (50.4) 25.931 <0.001
 Factory workers 37 (42.5) 23 (13.8) 60 (23.6)
 Businessmen 4 (4.6) 12 (7.2) 16 (6.3)
 Public servants 1 (1.1) 6 (3.6) 7 (2.8)
 Others 11 (12.6) 25 (15.0) 36 (14.2)
 No data 1 (1.1) 6 (3.6) 7 (2.8)
 Annual income ($)
 <753 (About 5000 RMB) 15 (17.2) 55 (32.9) 70 (27.6) 7.375 0.061
 753–3012 (About 5001–20,000 RMB) 26 (29.9) 44 (26.3) 70 (27.6)
 3012–7530 (About 20,001–50,000 RMB) 23 (26.4) 38 (22.8) 61 (24.0)
  > 7530 (About 50,000 RMB) 10 (11.5) 11 (6.6) 21 (8.3)
 No data 13 (14.9) 19 (11.4) 32 (12.6)