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Table 1 Participants profile (19 internet users)

From: Aging in cyberspace: Internet use and quality of life of older Chinese migrants

No. Pseudonym Age Sex Marital status Educational level Migration categorya Year of migration to NZ Working status
1 Mr. Lee 75 M Married University FP 2002 Retired
2 Mrs. Zhen 68 F Widowed College FP 1998 Retired
3 Mr. Hong 76 M Married University FP 1997 Retired
4 Mrs. Xiu 75 F Widowed University FP 1997 Retired
5 Mr. Tong 63 M Remarried University FP 2007 Part-time
6 Mrs. Qi 64 F Married Senior high FP 2007 Retired
7 Mr. Yu 76 M Married University FP 2002 Retired
8 Mrs. Yu 73 F Married College FP 2002 Retired
9 Mrs. Ai 67 F Married Senior high FP 2004 Retired
10 Mrs. Hui 72 F Married College FP 2003 Retired
11 Mr. Guo 80 M Married University FP 1998 Retired
12 Mrs. Guo 82 F Married University FP 1998 Retired
13 Mr. Tao 75 M Divorced University FP 1998 Retired
14 Mrs. Lin 70 F Married College FP 1998 Retired
15 Mrs. Yang 78 F Widowed University FP 2003 Retired
16 Mr. Zhou 71 M Married Senior high FP 1997 Retired
17 Mr. Hua 66 M Married PhD SK 1992 Full-time
18 Mr. Cheng 74 M Married PhD SK 1988 Part-time
19 Mrs. Cheng 77 F Married University SK 1990 Retired
  1. a“FP” indicates family-parent migrants sponsored by their adult children in applying for a New Zealand visa. “SK” indicatesskilled migrants who independently received a New Zealand visa for work reasons