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Table 4 Summary statistics

From: Uncovering the impact of intergenerational income mobility on interpersonal trust

Variable N   Mean Std. Dev. Min. Max.
TRUST 1,205   0.46 0.499 0 1
= 0 if “cannot trust” or “depends” 651      
= 1 if “can trust” 554      
A g e≤25 1,205   0.028 0.166 0 1
25<A g e≤35 1,205   0.195 0.396 0 1
35<A g e≤45 1,205   0.284 0.451 0 1
45<A g e≤65 1,205   0.452 0.498 0 1
A g e>65 1,205   0.0407 0.197 0 1
Age 1,205   45.468 11.694 19 88
Black 1,205   0.074 0.262 0 1
= 0 if “white” or “other” 1,116      
= 1 if “black” 89      
Female 1,205   0.504 0.5 0 1
= 0 if “male” 598      
= 1 if “female” 607      
Educ (years of education) 1,205   14.524 2.741 2 20
Res16 1,205   3.466 1.456 1 6
= 1 if “country,nonfarm” 152      
= 2 if “farm” 100      
= 3 if “town lt 50000” 425      
= 4 if “50000 to 250000” 222      
= 5 if “big-city suburb” 174      
= 6 if “city gt 250000” 132      
Children 1,205   0.829 0.377 0 1
= 0 if “no children” 206      
= 1 if “children” 999      
Religious 1,205   0.856 0.352 0 1
= 0 if “not religious” 174      
= 1 if “religious” 1,031      
Spouse prestige score 1,205   46.753 13.458 17 86
Mother prestige score 1,205   43.183 14.309 17 86
Diffspousemother 1,205   3.569 17.686 –54 55