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Table 1 Summary statistics, n = 1088

From: Maternal health behaviors during pregnancy in rural Northwestern China

Variables Full Sample
Mean Std. Dev.
Individual characteristics
 Age (years) 26.7 4.3
 Gestational age (weeks) 26.3 3.6
 Completed high school or above (1 = yes) 33.4 0.5
 Currently working as a migrant (1 = yes) 29.4 0.5
 Ever worked as a migrant (1 = yes) 87.1 0.3
 First pregnancy (1 = yes) 40.3 0.5
Household characteristics
 Husband’s age (years) 29.2 4.6
 Husband completed high school or above (1 = yes) 42.0 0.5
 Lived with husband for > = 3 months (1 = yes) 57.3 0.5
 Lived with mother / mother-in-law > = 3 (1 = yes)
 Months (1 = yes)
69.2 0.5
 Asset index (PCA score)a 0.0 1.6
  1. Source: Authors’ survey
  2. aWe constructed an index of family assets for each household using polychoral principal components analysis based on whether the family owned or had access to the following items: tap water, a toilet, a water heater, a washing machine, a computer, Internet, a refrigerator, an air conditioner, a motorcycle or electric bicycle, and a car
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