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Table 1 Distribution of Selected Characteristics by Migration Treatment and Control Groups

From: Foreign connections and the difference they make: how migrant ties influence political interest and attitudes in Mexico

  Non-Migrant Families Migrant Families Weighted Non-Migrant Families
Gender
 Female 54% 47% 48%
 Male 46% 53% 52%
Race
 White 19% 19% 20%
 Light brown 48% 51% 50%
 Dark brown 32% 29% 29%
 Other 0% 0% 0%
 No response 0% 0% 0%
Education
 No schooling 6% 6% 6%
 Incomplete primary 17% 16% 14%
 Complete primary 15% 16% 17%
 Incomplete middle school/technical school 4% 2% 5%
 Complete middle school/technical school 19% 22% 19%
 Incomplete high school 7% 5% 7%
 Complete high school 12% 13% 13%
 Incomplete college 7% 6% 7%
 Complete college or more 13% 13% 12%
Income
 0 a 1,299 15% 13% 12%
 1,300 a 1,999 11% 12% 11%
 2,000 a 2,599 11% 8% 8%
 2,600 a 3,999 14% 14% 16%
 4,000 a 5,199 12% 13% 13%
 5,200 a 6,499 9% 11% 10%
 6,500 a 7,899 6% 7% 8%
 7,900 a 9,199 6% 6% 6%
 9,200 a 10,499 5% 4% 5%
 10,500 or more 10% 12% 11%
Region
 North 13% 21% 24%
 Center 16% 29% 32%
 Metro 29% 10% 7%
 South 43% 40% 37%
Age
 17-30 31% 35% 35%
 31-45 34% 35% 32%
 46+ 35% 31% 32%
City Type
 Urban 67% 71% 69%
 Rural 26% 22% 21%
 Mixed 7% 7% 10%
Marital Status
 Single 23% 26% 26%
 Married 56% 58% 56%
 Other 21% 17% 18%
Religiosity
 More than once a week 47% 47% 47%
 Once a week 17% 18% 17%
 Once a month 29% 31% 30%
 Only on special occasions 6% 4% 5%
 Never 1% 1% 1%
  1. Source: Lawson et al. (2007). Authors' calculations using doubly robust estimation with propensity score weighting in R.