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Table 1 Means/percentages (Standard Deviations) of dependent and independent variables

From: Migration and child health in Moldova and Georgia

  Moldovaa Georgiab
Variables Percentage/mean (SD) Percentage/mean (SD)
Child’s health is good/very good 40.69 59.19
Type of separation 100 100
 Parents in the country and in a marital union 67.15 63.45
 Parents in the country and divorced 8.62 8.55
 Parent(s) abroad and in a marital union 19.93 21.88
 Parent(s) abroad and divorced 4.31 6.12
Household type 100 100
 Non-migrant household 54.97 51.42
 Migrant household 28.11 39.11
 Returned migrant household 16.92 9.47
Duration of migration 100 100
 Non-migrant household 71.89 60.89
 Short period abroad 23.01 25.34
 Long period abroad 5.10 13.77
Parental migration and caregiver’s identity 100 100
 Non-migrant: live with both parents 77.51 74.65
 Father migrant: mother caregiver 11.39 15.19
 Mother migrant: father caregiver 7.07 7.30
 Both parents abroad: grandmother caregiver 3.17 2.47
 Both parents abroad: other caregiver 0.87 0.39
Remittances 100 100
 Non-migrant household 71.89 60.89
 Migrant household: no 10.27 11.22
 Migrant household: yes 17.84 27.89
Child is female 48.07 46.04
Age (in years) 14.3 (2.59) 13.44 (2.40)
Caregiver years of education 10.85 (2.58) 12.88 (2.68)
Good living conditions 74.35 70.92
Nr. of People per Nr. of Rooms 1.31 (0.72) 1.34 (0.87)
Number of children in household 1.83 (1.04) 1.84 (0.82)
Distant relationship with the caregiver 11.50 7.36
Happiness status caregiver 6.52 (2.11) 6.52 (2.2)
Region Moldova 100  
 Centre 38.04  
 Chisinau 5.84  
 North 28.17  
 South 27.95  
Region Georgia   100
 Tbilisi   26.94
 Guria   2.87
 Adjara   11.49
 Shida-Kartli   5.82
 Kaxeti   6.06
 Kvemo-Kartli   12.66
 Samegrelo   11.57
 Imereti   16.30
 Samcxe-Javaxeti   3.26
 Mcxeta-Tianeti   3.03
  1. Notes: Standard deviations in parentheses
  2. aAll indicators in the Moldova sample have 1394 observations, except for the type of separation that has 1601 observations
  3. bAll indicators in the Georgia sample have 1018 observations, except for the type of separation that has 1193 observations