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Table 6 Descriptive statistics of all used variables, CGSS 2003, Urban Section

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 Categories Percent Mean S.D. Number
Job search channels Joint channel 21.04    1097
  Formal only 61.74    3220
  Informal only 17.22    898
  Total 100    5215
Certifiable qualifications
Education (years)   7.73 6.37 5894  
Party membership Non-members 88.94    5236
  Members 9.2    542
  Missing 1.97    116
  Total 100    5984
Years of work experience 6.23 9.09 5232   
Years of work experience squared 121.41 259.95 5232   
Non-certifiable qualifications
Father's education (years) 6.5 3.85 5593   
Father's party membership Non-members 73.18    4313
  Members 23.09    1361
  Missing 3.73    220
  Total 100    5994
Other factors      
Gender Females 51.9    3059
  Males 48.1    2835
  Total 100    5894
Age    26.496 9.324 5220
Age squared   788.95 63.451 5220  
Era of job entry Before 1979 24.18    1425
  Between 1979 and 1992 30.61    1804
  After 1992 34.17    2014
  Missing 11.05    651
  Total 100    5894