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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Evaluating the reliability and validity of SF-8 with a large representative sample of urban Chinese

  n (or mean) % (or SD)
Age (years)
 20–30 4667 42.9%
 31–40 3453 31.7%
 41–50 1766 16.2%
 51–60 614 5.6%
 60+ 385 3.5%
Gender
 Men 5714 52.5%
 Women 5171 47.5%
Education
 None 300 2.8%
 Elementary school 799 7.3%
 Some HS or HS graduate 3144 28.9%
 Some college or college graduate 5989 55.0%
 Graduate school or more 653 6.0%
Monthly income
  < 2000 CNY 2884 26.5%
 2000–4999 CNY 3291 30.2%
 5000–7999 CNY 3093 28.4%
 8000–15,000 CNY 1152 10.6%
  > 15,000 CNY 465 4.3%
  1. Note: CNY = Chinese Yuan