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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Family Structure, Market Competition and Local Culture: The Mechanisms of Religious mobility beyond Christianity

Variable N Mean Standard deviation Min Max
Religious affiliation
 No Religion 5730 .157 .364 0 1
 Buddhism 5730 .233 .433 0 1
 Daoism 5730 .138 .345 0 1
 Christianity 5730 .055 .228 0 1
Father’s religious affiliation
 No Religion 5730 .093 .290 0 1
 Buddhism 5730 .216 .412 0 1
 Daoism 5730 .195 .397 0 1
 Christianity 5730 .043 .204 0 1
Mother’s religious affiliation 5730     
 No Religion 5730 .064 .244 0 1
 Buddhism 5730 .241 .428 0 1
 Daoism 5730 .195 .396 0 1
 Christianity 5730 .047 .212 0 1
Education
 Junior school and lower 5730 .483 .271 0 1
 High school 5730 .299 .458 0 1
 College and higher degree 5730 .330 .470 0 1
Ethnicity
 Fukienese of Taiwan 5730 .756 .430 0 1
 Hakka of Taiwan 5730 .107 .310 0 1
 Mainlander 5730 .084 .278 0 1
 Aborigine 5730 .047 .212 0 1
Gender (male = 1) 5730 .508 .500 0 1
Age 5730 43.573 15.644 19 94
Marriage (married = 1) 5730 .497 .500 0 1
Household (New Taiwan Dollars)
 ≤ 10,000 5730 .048 .214 0 1
 10,001–30,000 5730 .149 .356 0 1
 30,001–50,000 5730 .206 .405 0 1
 50,001–80,000 5730 .206 .405 0 1
 ≥ 80,000 5730 .240 .427 0 1