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Table 2 Cross-tabulation of urban and rural residents’ self-rated health and evaluations of their living environments

From: Does where you live matter to your health? Investigating factors that influence the self-rated health of urban and rural Chinese residents: evidence drawn from Chinese General Social Survey data

Independent variables Urban residents Rural residents
Unhealthy Healthy Chi-square P value Unhealthy Healthy Chi-square value
Proportion Proportion Proportion Proportion
Evaluation of air pollution (%)    2.870 0.090    3.805 0.051
 Not serious 51.50 48.60    84.84 81.77   
 Serious 48.50 51.40    15.16 18.23   
Evaluation of green space shortage (%)    0.030 0.862    4.174 0.041
 Not serious 68.67 68.39    92.75 90.33   
 Serious 31.33 31.61    7.25 9.67   
Evaluation of water pollution (%)    2.742 0.098    1.286 0.257
 Not serious 58.50 55.68    77.36 75.34   
 Serious 41.50 44.32    22.64 24.66   
Evaluation of freshwater resource shortage (%)    13.943 0.000    5.932 0.015
 Not serious 72.50 66.54    76.59 80.73   
 Serious 27.50 33.46    23.41 19.27