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Table 1 Summary statistics for households surveyed

From: Temporary work visas as US-Haiti development cooperation: a preliminary impact evaluation

  Mean std. dev. Min. Max.
Household members 5.8 1.5 3 9
Children (age 5–18) 2.1 1.6 0 6
Farm area (hectares) 1.1 0.81 0.25 4
Rooms in house 3.7 1.1 2 7
Cement floor? 0.8 0.41 0 1
Cinderblock walls? 0.7 0.47 0 1
Metal roof? 0.73 0.45 0 1
Income/month (US$) without project 183 139 16 538
Current expenditure/month (US$) 237 121 68 575
…of which food 102 59 24 242
…of which education 37 32 0 162
…of which transportation 59 53 0 194
…of which telephone 18 13 3.2 60
…of which household exp. 21 18 4 81
  1. Includes all 30 households interviewed, whether or not the worker from that household was allowed to travel. “Without project” means without including remittances or repatriated savings by a household member that worked in the USA via this project. Income and expenditure are for the entire household, average per month over the year prior to the interview. 2016 US$, inflated from 2012 exchange-rate $ with US CPI