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Table 3 Basic data descriptions N = 2536

From: Occupational interactions and income level: a social capital study using the first-order difference method

Variables First job Present job
Mean St.d   Mean
Monthly income (logarithm) .564 .535 1.375 .772
Internal interaction 9.003 2.287 9.137 2.563
Outward interaction 5.786 2.785 6.625 3.090
Age 20.358 3.803 31.859 8.679
Education level 12.194 2.869 12.514 3.013
Number of people 5.357 2.180 4.574 2.235
  N % N %
Male 1302 51.34
Party member 74 2.92 260 10.26
State-owned unit 1608 63.41 1168 46.06
Administrative staff 869 34.27 1008 39.75
Seeking job by pulling strings 649 25.59 786 30.99