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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for explanatory variables, N = 314

From: Where are the NGOs and why? The distribution of health and development NGOs in Bolivia

Explanatory variable Indicator Mean SD Minimum Maximum
NGO activity Total # of NGO projects, 2005 14.27 28.82 0.00 313.00
Health sector NGO activity Total # of NGO projects in the health and sanitation sector, 2005 3.44 6.72 0.00 74.00
Poverty level Percentage of municipal population with unsatisfied basic needs, 2001 84.23 17.88 19.08 100.00
Population need a)Population health status Infant mortality rate, 2001 76.50 22.38 20.00 170.00
b)Education level Percentage of municipal population with secondary school education, 2001 67.71 15.24 10.16 98.79
Size of the indigenous population Percentage of municipal population that is indigenous, 2001 45.00 31.00 0.00 87.00
Extent of urbanization Percentage of municipal population that is urban, 2001 19.00 28.00 0.00 100.00
Population size Natural log of municipal population, 2001 9.17 1.24 5.40 13.94
Health system coverage Percentage of women receiving antenatal coverage, 2001 40.40 23.51 0.00 100.00
  1. SD = standard deviation.