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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of new-generation migrant workers and control group

From: Well-being and health-related quality of life in new-generation migrant workers in Zhejiang province, China

   NGMW n (%) FGMW n (%) UW n (%) P 1 P 2
n   542 226 200   
Age (mean ± standard deviation)   28.6 ± 0.2 46.6 ± 0.4 29.1 ± 0.4 < 0.001a 0.337 a
Gender Male 304 (56.1) 153 (67.7) 109 (54.5) 0.003b 0.699b
Education Primary 45 (8.3) 56 (24.8) 4 (2.0) < 0.001c  
Secondary 208(38.4) 98 (43.4) 26 (13.0) < 0.001c
Higher 289 (53.3) 72 (31.9) 170 (85.0)  
Marital status Single 166 (30.6) 8 (3.5) 61 (30.5) < 0.001b  
Married/cohabiting 353 (65.1) 187 (82.7) 137 (68.5) 0.090b
Divorced/separated/widowed 23 (4.2) 31 (13.7) 2 (1.0)  
Monthly income Low 114(21.0) 58(25.7) 61(30.5)   
Medium 234(43.2) 83(36.7) 70(35.0) 0.719c 0.112c
High 194(35.8) 85(37.6) 69(34.5)   
Self-reported social status Low 110 (20.3) 50 (22.1) 38 (19.0)   
Medium 381 (70.3) 150 (66.4) 137 (68.5) 0.997c 0.346c
High 51 (9.4) 26 (11.5) 25 (12.5)   
  1. P1: NGMW vs. FGMW P2: NGMW vs. UW
  2. a: independent samples t-test b: Chi-square test c: Mann-Whitney U