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Table 2 Distribution of income sources for people aged 60 and over by health status (%)

From: Can China afford rapid aging?

Income sources All Healthy Basically healthy Unhealthy but able to take care of oneself Not able to take care of oneself
Support of other family members 40.72 26.49 44.67 68.12 70.33
Labor income 29.07 41.95 24.75 6.64 1.16
Pensions for the elderly and retired veterans 24.12 28.00 24.45 12.58 16.32
Income from transfers 0.37 0.42 0.36 0.27 0.20
Guaranteeing the lowest living 3.89 1.69 3.8 9.84 9.88
Others 1.83 1.46 1.97 2.55 2.11
All 100 100 100 100 100
  1. Data source PCO (2012)