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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of model variables (N = 294)

From: The role of social capital in COVID-19 deaths

Variables Mean SD Median Min Max
Covid-19 deaths per km2 0.09 0.54 0.01 0 7.17
Social Capital related factors
 Community attachment (IQR) 3.71 0.53 3.64 (3.38–3.94) 1 5
 Social trust (IQR) 4.53 0.30 4.57 (4.40–4.69) 1 5
 Family bond (IQR) 0.90 0.21 0.92 (0.86–1) 0 1
 Security (IQR) 2.95 0.33 2.96 (2.77–3.21) 1 5
Other explanatory variables
 Population density 540.47 1793.9 113 1 19,044
 Population aged 65 or older per km2 42.77 146.77 6.18 0 1372.60
 Community attachment*Population aged 65 or older per km2 (Aged65CA) 154.70 557.46 24.45 0 4987.52
 Social trust* Population aged 65 or older per km2 (Aged65ST) 188.70 656.45 28.58 0 6154.27
 Family bond* Population aged 65 or older per km2 (Aged65FB) 42.19 158.30 5.47 0 1607.15
 Security* Population aged 65 or older per km2 (Aged65S) 121.72 421.87 19.16 0 3895.95
 Bed number per 1000 people 4.28 4.21 2.22 0.53 13.05
 Country lockdown 2.04 0.97 2 1 3
  1. Note: Interquartile range in parentheses