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Table 1 Summary statistics

From: Preferences and skills of Indian public sector teachers

  All Standard Standard Para Para
    Male Female Male Female
  Obs Mean Obs Mean Obs Mean Obs Mean Obs Mean
Female 703 .506 207 0 218 1 139 0 138 1
Para-teacher 704 .395 207 0 218 0 139 1 138 1
Age 665 30.0 202 28.9 211 28.4 127 33.1 123 31.4
SC/ST/OBC 701 .417 206 .422 218 .431 138 .493 137 .314
MSc Degree 700 .699 207 .739 216 .852 138 .551 137 .547
Rural 692 .750 206 .718 215 .498 137 .993 133 .955
Married 701 .635 207 .362 217 .571 139 .885 136 .897
Any children 703 .541 207 .266 218 .422 139 .820 137 .861
Number of children 703 .999 207 .401 218 .628 139 1.784 137 1.686
Any experience 691 .754 204 .554 208 .625 139 1 137 1
Years of experience 599 4.88 170 2.50 165 2.08 133 8.36 128 8.02
Taught at private school 683 .395 206 .495 208 .601 139 .137 127 .173
Salary at private school 269 3837 100 4296 127 4067 18 1228 22 2711
  1. Notes: Based on 707 respondents. SC/ST/OBC refers to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Caste.