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Table 1 Overview of main variables

From: Islamist insurgency and the war against polio: a cross-national analysis of the political determinants of polio

  Observations Mean Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
Polio cases (absolute) 1920 6.471 58.058 0 1122
Polio cases (3 year mean) 1920 6.387 50.153 0 911.333
Islamist insurgency 1920 .030 .171 0 1
All Insurgency 1920 .108 .311 0 1
Non-Islamist insurgency 1920 .139 .346 0 1
GDP per capita (000) 1895 11.648 17.504 .108 113.739
Total population (log) 1920 15.639 1.928 11.378 21.060
Infant Mortality Rate 1910 31.894 28.738 1.7 134.4
Rural population % 1820 44.664 23.672 0 91.077
Polio in previous year (log) 1920 .239 .931 0 7.378
  1. We all include all countries with a population > 100,000 for the period 2003–2012