Table 1 Distributions of Categorical and Continuous Variables
Categorical Variables%
Caste and Religion, Mutually ExclusiveForward Caste19.4
Other Backward Class33.8
Scheduled Caste22.2
Scheduled Tribe7.4
Muslim14.5
Christian, Sikh, or Jain2.6
GenderMale51.9
Female48.1
LocationRural71.3
Urban28.7
Main Source of IncomeAgriculture43.4
Nonagriculture56.6
Age in 20051317.6
1418.1
1517.8
1616.1
1712.4
1818.1
Father Alive and PresentYes87.4
Mother Alive and PresentYes91.8
Father's EducationStd. 12 or higher9.2
Std. 11 or lower90.8
Mother's EducationStd. 12 or higher3.0
Std. 11 or lower97.0
On Pace in EducationYes46.0
Completed Secondary by 2012Yes33.4
Attended College by 2012Yes20.8
Continuous VariablesMeanStd. Dev
Social Capital: Formal Sector Contacts1.01.1
Household Total Income (ln) in Rupees10.31.3
Household Consumption per Capita (ln)8.90.6
# Adults (22+) in Household2.81.5
# Children (0-14) in Household2.11.8
# Teens/Youth (15–21) in Household1.71.1
Distance to High Secondary km (ln)1.11.1
Distance to College km (ln)1.81.4
N =23225