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Table 5 Descriptive statistics of qualitative data

From: A third type of job search behavior: the use of the formal-informal joint channel in matching individual qualifications with hiring requirements in urban China

Variables Values Percentage
Era of job entry <1979 11
  1979-1991 14
  1992-1997 21
  1998-2003 54
Location Beijing 36
  Shenzhen 32
  Jiangyou 32
Type of sector Party, governmental, and public 25
  State-owned enterprises 36
  Market sector 39
Party membership Party members 48.5
  Non-party members 51.5
Years of education Less than 6 years 15.2
  6-12 years 21.2
  13-16 years 15.2
  Over 16 years 48.4
Father's party membership Party members 48.5
  Non-party members 51.5
Father's education Less than 6 years 36.4
  6-12 years 33.3
  13-16 years 18.2
  Over 16 years 12.1
Gender Male 57.6
  Female 42.4
Age Below 30 42.4
  30-40 30.3
  Over 40 27.3