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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of variables in regression analysis

From: The impact of Chinese political efficacy and political participation on their trust in the police

Variables Mean SD Min Max Number
Dependent variables      
 Police trust 3.94 1.01 1 5 11,712
Independent variables      
 External efficacy 0 1 −2.31 2.89 11,403
 Internal efficacy 0 1 −1.91 2.61 11,403
 Rightful resistance 0 1 −0.74 15.17 11,662
 Community participation 0 1 −3.10 5.91 11,662
 Grassroots election participation 0.48 0.50 0 1 11,166
Controlled variables      
 Gender 0.48 0.50 0 1 11,783
 Age 47.31 15.69 17 96 11,779
 Education 2.22 1.23 1 5 11,777
 Registered residency 0.51 0.50 0 1 11,781
 Religious or not 0.13 0.34 0 1 11,752
 Han nationality or not 0.91 0.29 0 1 11,761
 Class mobility 0.68 1.64 −9 9 11,716
 Social justice 2.99 1.09 1 5 11,754
 Universal trust 0 1 −4.05 4.20 10,952
 Special trust 0 1 −8.10 2.08 10,952