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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of Mexican households reporting at least one emigrant as a household member in 2016 according to percentage (95% confidence interval)

From: Household wellbeing and health risks in Mexican households with and without migrants: a cross-sectional analysis

Variables All households Households without an emigrant Households with one or more emigrants p
Female head of household 45.48 45.02 52.89 0.167
(42.67–48.28) (42.26–47.78) (41.64–64.14)  
Head of household speaks an indigenous language 7.54 7.74 4.17 0.005
(5.60–9.48) (5.80–9.69) (1.18–7.16)  
Head of household self-identifies as an indigenous person 29.13 29.06 30.40 0.755
(26.59–31.68) (26.47–31.64) (21.98–38.82)  
Head of household knows how to read and write 88.75 88.78 88.19 0.789
(87.33–90.16) (87.34–90.22) (83.87–92.51)  
Vehicles in the household 0.47 0.47 0.59 0.661
(0.40–0.55) (0.39–0.54) (0.38–0.81)  
Number of residents in the household 3.03 3.04 2.83 0.032
(2.95–3.12) (2.96–3.13) (2.64–3.02)  
Computer in the household 28.45 28.66 25.03 0.335
(25.21–31.69) (25.43–31.90) (17.09–32.97)  
Number of rooms in the household 3.53 3.5 3.92 0.068
(3.41–3.64) (3.39–3.62) (3.47–4.36)  
Years of schooling of the head of household 7.24 7.25 7.21 0.874
(7.05–7.44) (7.06–7.44) (7.05–7.72)  
Number of children in the household 1.21 1.22 1.04 0.008
(1.15–1.27) (1.16–1.28) (0.91–1.17)  
Head of household with health insurance 87.00 87.00 86.97 0.994
(85.60–88.40) (85.50–88.50) (80.25–93.69)  
Head of household without health insurance 13.00 13.00 13.03 0.994
(11.60–14.40) (11.50–14.50) (6.31–19.75)  
Head of household with social security 44.05 44.80 31.74 0.007
(41.23–46.88) (41.72–47.89) (23.51–39.98)  
Head of household with Seguro Popular 42.95 42.20 55.23 0.021
(39.95–45.95) (39.11–45.29) (44.59–65.87)  
Household in the 1st quintile SE 13.43 13.78 7.69 0.000
(11.65–15.20) (11.95–15.61) (4.76–10.63)  
Household in the 2nd quintile SE 16.06 16.20 13.83 0.234
(14.63–17.49) (14.74–17.66) (9.97–17.70)  
Household in the 3rd quintile SE 21.70 21.28 28.64 0.307
(19.15–24.26) (18.94–23.62) (14.14–43.13)  
Household in the 4th quintile SE 25.30 25.33 24.70 0.854
(22.93–27.66) (22.95–27.72) (17.86–31.55)  
Household in the 5th quintile SE 23.51 23.41 25.13 0.661
(20.03–26.99) (19.91–26.91) (17.00–33.27)  
  1. Source: Own elaboration with data from ENSANUT, 2016