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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for country-level variables (5-year averages), N = 61 surveys (country-years)

From: Agricultural trade policies and child nutrition in low- and middle-income countries: a cross-national analysis

Variable Mean Std. Dev. Min Max
NRA for tradable agricultural products, (% price distortion) −5.05 18.89 −71.97 45.51
NRA for non-tradable agricultural products (% price distortion) −0.32 4.76 −22.98 20.54
Share of tradable agriculture (%) 55.28 20.41 16.63 96.97
Per capita GDP PPP 2773.75 2293.01 411.35 8719.08
Total population size 6.93E+ 07 1.88E+ 08 5,781,883 1.13E+ 09
Percent of population that is female 50.04 0.79 48.05 52.26
Annual rate of growth in percentage of the population that is rural 2.05 0.79 0.27 3.73
Percent of population that is rural 67.11 14.18 27.02 88.50
Population density 110.88 209.20 5.57 1045.91
Percent of land area that is agricultural 44.02 20.72 2.70 79.98
Net official development assistance and aid received 1.27E+ 09 1.07E+ 09 8.86E+ 07 5.68E+ 09
Percent of population between ages 0 and 14 43.18 4.79 29.95 49.43
Percent of population ages 65+ 3.36 0.76 2.51 5.08
Overall globalization index (KOF) 38.80 8.89 23.10 58.11
Index of governance −10 (strongly autocratic) to + 10 (strongly democratic) 0.73 5.31 −6.8 9
Value of production total agriculture, constant year 2000 USD 8.42E+ 09 1.85E+ 10 3.72E+ 08 1.12E+ 11
Labor force participation rate 70.43 12.92 45.82 89.44