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Table 4 Descriptive statistics and univariate analysis of Family Time Index variance, by family structure and family wealth variables

From: Family joint activities in a cross-national perspective

Variables* N Mean Standard Deviation Standard Error 95% Confidence Interval for Mean Significance (F test)
       Lower Bound Upper Bound  
PARENTS: Both parents 13,459 0.043 0.985 0.008 0.026 0.060 <0.001
  Single parent 2,291 -0.059 1.047 0.022 -0.102 -0.016  
  Stepfamily 1,551 -0.190 0.979 0.025 -0.239 -0.141  
GRAND-PARENTS: Absent 15,008 -0.001 0.989 0.008 -0.017 0.015 0.703
  Present 2,753 0.007 1.060 0.020 -0.033 0.046  
CHILDREN: No brothers and sisters 2,455 0.025 0.991 0.020 -0.015 0.064 0.002
  1–2 brothers or sisters 12,558 0.014 0.983 0.009 -0.004 0.031  
  3 or more brothers or sisters 1,876 -0.069 1.044 0.024 -0.116 -0.023  
HOME: All the time 13,223 0.039 0.999 0.009 0.022 0.0556 <0.001
  Most of the time 2,997 -0.057 0.963 0.018 -0.091 -0.022  
  Half the time 1,087 -0.286 1.028 0.031 -0.347 -0.225  
FAS: Low 7,128 -0.167 0.996 0.012 -0.190 -0.143 <0.001
  Middle 7,268 0.087 0.983 0.012 0.064 0.110  
  High 2,993 0.186 0.986 0.018 0.151 0.221  
  1. * PARENTS – parents and step-parents in household; GRAND-PARENTS – grand-parents in household; CHILDREN – number of brothers and sisters; HOME – time living in main home; FAS – Family Affluence Score.