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Table 1 Characteristics of public servants aged 40 to 64 years in Taiwan (N = 11,454)

From: Association of health checkups with health-related quality of life among public servants: a nationwide survey in Taiwan

Variables Frequency Utilization rate of Health checkup category
n % GPHC SPHC NOHC
Health checkup category
GPHC 3445 30.1    
SPHC 4747 41.4    
NOHC 3262 28.5    
Demographics
Gender      
 Male 5340 46.6 29.2 39.3 31.5
 Female 6114 53.4 30.8 43.4 25.8
Age (years)      
 40–44 2719 23.7 24.8 34.3 40.9
 45–49 3579 31.2 31.0 39.1 29.9
 50–54 2732 23.9 30.5 46.9 22.6
 55–59 1646 14.4 33.7 46.3 20.0
 60–64 778 6.8 35.2 47.7 17.1
Educational level
 Senior high 796 6.9 28.8 41.4 29.8
 College 2620 22.9 31.6 38.7 29.7
 University 5040 44 30.3 40.4 29.3
 Postgraduate 2998 26.2 28.7 45.5 25.8
Monthly Income (NT$)
 60 000 or less 5462 47.7 29.3 37.7 33.0
 60 000–80 000 4025 35.1 30.5 42.7 26.8
 80 000 and above 1967 17.2 31.5 49.2 19.3
Marital status
 Single 1690 14.7 26.7 32.8 40.5
 Married 9181 80.2 30.2 43.2 26.6
 Others 583 5.1 37.2 39.0 23.8
Job characteristics
Sector type
 Administration 6120 53.4 28.2 37.8 34
 Public enterprise 2635 23 32.2 46.0 21.8
 Medical service 896 7.8 38.2 48.2 13.6
 Public school 1803 15.8 29.3 43.8 26.9
Shift work
 No 10,203 89.1 30.0 42.1 27.9
 Yes 1251 10.9 30.5 36.6 32.9
Managerial position
 No 7948 69.4 29.6 39.40 31.0
 Yes 3506 30.6 31.1 46.2 22.7
Health behavior
Regular physical exercise
No 6418 56 31.2 39.2 29.6
Yes 5036 44 25.0 44.3 30.7
Consumption of vegetables or fruits
No 7239 63.2 29.6 39.6 30.8
Yes 4215 36.8 30.9 44.7 24.4
Health status
Chronic conditions
 No 7349 64.1 30.5 37.0 32.5
 1 2529 22.1 30.2 47.4 22.4
 ≥ 2 1576 13.8 27.9 52.8 19.3
 Obesity      
 No 9664 84.4 30.4 41.4 28.2
 Yes 1790 15.6 28.6 41.3 30.1