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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Childhood mortality, intra-household bargaining power and fertility preferences among women in Ghana

Variable name Mean Standard deviation Min Max
Fertility preference (more children) 0.600 0.490 0 1
Fertility preference (net desire) 0.126 0.332 0 1
Fertility preference (extra fertility) 0.481 0.500 0 1
Women’s bargaining (health) 0.795 0.404 0 1
Women’s bargaining (purchases) 0.752 0.432 0 1
Women’s bargaining power index (dummy) 50.84 0.50 0 1
Child mortality 0.24 0.42 0 1
Child mortality risk 0.25 0.14 0 0.63
Child mortality ratio 0.07 0.15 0 1
Urban location 0.465 0.499 0 1
Age 33.750 7.556 15 49
Woman’s Education
 None 0.337 0.473 0 1
 Primary 0.186 0.389 0 1
 Secondary 0.426 0.495 0 1
 Tertiary 0.055 0.227 0 1
Husband’s Education
 None 0.264 0.441 0 1
 Primary 0.114 0.318 0 1
 Secondary 0.501 0.500 0 1
 Tertiary 0.112 0.315 0 1
  1. Source: Authors’ computation