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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics for Variables

From: From capital to habitus: class differentiation of family educational patterns in urban China

Variables Mean/percentage
Children’s grade year (0 = fourth, 1 = eighth) .491
Children’s gender (0 = Female, 1 = Male) .502
Children’s ethnicity (0 = minorities, 1 = Han) .945
Subjective class identification of parents  
 Upper- and Middle Class 41.7 %
 Low-middle class 26.0 %
 Lower-class 12.3 %
 Unable to classify/I do not know 20.1 %
Father filled out the survey (0 = mother) 42.7 %
Parent’s registered household (0 = rural, 1 = urban) 62.0 %
Parent’s occupational class  
 Upper- and middle class 18.9 %
 Lower-middle class 28.8 %
 Lower-class 52.3 %
Natural log of average household income 6.389 (1.063)
Number of cultural activities participated 2.873 (2.012)
Number of home books 73.852 (2.012)
  1. Standard deviation in parentheses; N = 5411