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Table 7 Means and standard deviations of variables used in the regression analysis

From: New evidence on the role of remittances on healthcare expenditures by Mexican households

Variables Mean SD
Any health care expenditures 0.5651 0.4958
All health care expenditures (excluding zeros) 795.5646 2398.4960
Any remittance income 0.0508 0.2195
Remittance income (excluding zeros) 6109.4080 5254.7980
Income including remittances 16141.01 14212.42
Income excluding remittances 15720.80 14292.44
Female headed household 0.1983 0.3987
Household size 4.2053 2.0765
No. of young kids 0.6238 0.8828
No. of elderly members 0.2410 0.5459
No. of members with college education 0.2557 0.6334
No. of members with HS education 1.2610 1.2424
No. of members with less than HS 2.2511 1.7790
No. of working members in Mexico 2.8528 1.7596
Rural household 0.2820 0.4500
Percent migration 1.6668 1.1621
Per capita GDP (in thousands of pesos) 5210.825 2789.501
Distance to the US in kilometers 1060.2150 538.6577
Average wages at US destination state 745.5891 46.2537
  1. Notes Mean figures for monetary categories are reported in pesos, unless otherwise specified
  2. Source INEGI, 2002 Encuesta Nacional de Ingresos y Gastos de los Hogares