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Table 3 Description of variables

From: History matters: the long-term impact of historical immigrant size on current xenophobia in Japan

Continuous variables N Mean SD Min Max
Xenophobia 3963 0.000 0.757 -1.872 1.726
Age 4052 53.966 15.292 20.000 80.000
Educational years 4027 13.015 2.214 9.000 16.000
Resident years 4027 31.871 20.114 0.000 80.000
Logarithm of household income 4062 2.601 2.325 0.000 9.210
Ratios of manufacturing in 2010 4062 0.231 0.049 0.150 0.316
Historical immigrant size 1920 4062 0.002 0.002 0.000 0.008
Historical immigrant size 1930 4062 0.008 0.008 0.001 0.029
Historical immigrant size 1950 4062 0.007 0.006 0.001 0.024
Historical immigrant size 1955 4062 0.008 0.007 0.001 0.025
Historical immigrant size 1960 4062 0.007 0.006 0.001 0.024
Historical immigrant size 1965 4062 0.006 0.006 0.001 0.022
Historical immigrant size 1970 4062 0.006 0.006 0.001 0.020
Historical immigrant size 1975 4062 0.006 0.006 0.001 0.020
Historical immigrant size 1980 4062 0.006 0.005 0.001 0.020
Historical immigrant size 1985 4062 0.006 0.006 0.001 0.020
Immigrant size 2010 4062 0.017 0.009 0.003 0.032
Categorical variables Percentage (%)
High professionals     18.26  
Low professionals     24.77  
Self-employed     2.44  
Skilled manual workers     9.28  
Unskilled manual workers     11.06  
Agricultural laborers     1.440  
Jobless     32.750  
Share of women     52.940