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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for major variables

From: Sibling sex composition, intrahousehold resource allocation, and educational attainment in China

Variable Mean SD
Years of completed schooling 7.270 4.098
Have urban hukou at age 7 or younger 21.12% 0.408
Han ethnic groups 91.62% 0.277
Age 44.165 13.116
Female 51.64% 0.500
Parental years of schooling 4.491 4.309
Father’s ISEI 45.477 9.852
Father’s ISEI is missing 72.89% 0.445
Father was a member of CCP when respondent was 14 9.87% 0.298
Sibling number 3.349 1.769
Ranking among siblings at birth 2.681 1.536
Have brother(s) 87.06% 0.336
Have sister(s) 81.24% 0.390
Ratio of female among siblings 48.35% 0.241
N 5,271  
  1. Data are weighted according to the sampling probabilities.