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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for study variables from 1990 to 1995

From: Effects of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on child mortality and vaccination rates: a synthetic control analysis

Variable Country-years Mean Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
Dependent variables:
 Infant mortality rate 984 54.7 38.5 6.2 171.2
 Under-5 mortality rate 984 80.4 67.6 7.4 328.2
 BCG vaccine rate 828 84.5 17.4 12 99
 DTP1 vaccine rate 901 88.0 13.8 31 99
 DTP3 vaccine rate 901 75.9 20.9 10 99
 MCV1 vaccine rate 895 75.0 19.5 12 99
 Polio3 vaccine rate 901 76.5 21.0 8 99
Independent variable:
 CRC adoption 940 0.72 0.45 0 1
Control variables:
 Ln (population) 935 15.3 2.1 9.1 20.9
 Ln (GDP per capita) 851 7.0 1.2 4.2 10.2
 Trade as percent of GDP 803 73.7 40.0 0.1 355.0
 ODA as percent of GNI 722 10.6 16.0 0 242.3
 Polity IV democracy index 814 3.7 3.8 0 10
 Polity IV durability 814 13.5 16.9 0 88
 Civil war 944 0.21 0.41 0 1
 International war 944 0.03 0.18 0 1
Instruments:
 Simmons ratification hurdles index 563 1.75 0.63 0 3
 DPI federalism index 828 0.32 0.33 0 1
 Prior ICESCR adoption 944 0.60 0.49 0 1
 Prior CEDAW adoption 944 0.65 0.48 0 1
 Prior regional CRC adoption percent 944 0.55 0.32 0 1