APPENDIX TABLE 1 Distributions of Categorical and Continuous Variables Comparing Nontracked Respondents from 2004–5 to Analytical Sample
Non-Tracked AnalyticalAnalytical Sample
Categorical Variables%%
Caste and Religion, Mutually ExclusiveForward Caste24.119.4
Other Backward Class30.033.8
Scheduled Caste16.922.2
Scheduled Tribe7.37.4
Muslim18.714.5
Christian, Sikh, or Jain2.92.6
GenderMale48.551.9
Female51.548.1
LocationRural47.971.3
Urban52.128.7
Main Source of IncomeAgriculture26.043.4
Nonagriculture74.056.6
Age in 20051316.117.6
1419.218.1
1517.017.8
1616.816.1
1712.212.4
1818.818.1
Father Alive and PresentYes85.787.4
Mother Alive and PresentYes90.491.8
Father's EducationStd. 12 or higher16.39.2
Std. 11 or lower83.790.8
Mother's EducationStd. 12 or higher7.43.0
Std. 11 or lower92.797.0
On Pace in EducationYes51.546.0
Continuous VariablesMeanMean
Social Capital: Formal Sector Contacts1.11.0
Household Total Income (ln) in Rupees10.510.3
Household Consumption per capita (ln)9.18.9
# Adults (22+) in Household2.52.8
# Children (0–14) in Household1.72.1
# Teens/Youth (15–21) in Household1.61.7
Distance to High Secondary km (ln)1.21.1
Distance to College km (ln)0.81.8
N (maximum)413823225

Note: All outcomes were significantly different at p <0.05 level between the nontracked and analytical samples except for age. This is largely due to sample size. Chi-square and t-tests were used to determine these differences.