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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: The association between childhood neighborhood relationship and mental health in middle and later life: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study

Variable All (N = 5293)
Age
 45–59, n (%) 2650 (50.07)
  ≥ 60, n (%) 2643 (49.93)
Gender
 Femalea, n (%) 2223 (42.00)
 Male, n (%) 3070 (58.00)
Marital status
 Single, divorced or widoweda, n (%) 503 (9.50)
 Married, n (%) 4790 (90.50)
Residency area
 Rural areasa, n (%) 4362 (82.41)
 Urban areas, n (%) 931 (17.59)
Education status
 Illiteratea, n (%) 381 (7.20)
 Literate, n (%) 4912 (92.80)
Household income (RMB)
 Mean (SD) 12,276.54 (85,825.17)
Drinking
 Noa, n (%) 3114 (58.83)
 Yes, n (%) 2179 (41.17)
Sleeping time (Hour)
 Mean (SD) 6.46 (1.69)
Social interaction
 Noa, n (%) 2104 (39.75)
 Yes, n (%) 3189 (60.25)
  1. a indicates the reference group