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Table 1 Descriptive statistics HOMEPOS items.

From: School-level inequality measurement based categorical data: a novel approach applied to PISA

Statistic n M SD Min Median Max Description
ST011Q01TA 448,112 0.886 0.318 0 1 1 A desk to study at
ST011Q02TA 443,628 0.818 0.386 0 1 1 A room of your own
ST011Q03TA 447,922 0.878 0.328 0 1 1 A quiet place to study
ST011Q04TA 448,642 0.858 0.349 0 1 1 A computer you can use for school work
ST011Q05TA 439,751 0.522 0.500 0 1 1 Educational software
ST011Q06TA 448,498 0.897 0.304 0 1 1 A link to the Internet
ST011Q07TA 442,540 0.522 0.500 0 1 1 Classic literature
ST011Q08TA 442,974 0.483 0.500 0 0 1 Books of poetry
ST011Q09TA 443,413 0.599 0.490 0 1 1 Works of art
ST011Q10TA 446,376 0.824 0.381 0 1 1 Books to help you with your school work
ST011Q11TA 440,147 0.588 0.492 0 1 1 Technical reference books
ST011Q12TA 447,453 0.926 0.262 0 1 1 A dictionary
ST011Q16NA 441,943 0.561 0.496 0 1 1 Books on art, music or design
ST011D17TA 444,699 0.631 0.482 0 1 1 Country-specific item 1
ST011D18TA 429,510 0.612 0.487 0 1 1 Country-specific item 2
ST011D19TA 408,365 0.534 0.499 0 1 1 Country-specific item 3
ST012Q01TA 450,081 3.156 0.829 1 3 4 Televisions
ST012Q02TA 442,555 2.419 0.967 1 2 4 Cars
ST012Q03TA 439,415 2.506 0.839 1 2 4 Rooms with a bath or shower
ST012Q05NA 448,358 3.499 0.870 1 4 4 Cell phones with internet access
ST012Q06NA 448,500 2.847 1.003 1 3 4 Computers (desktop computer, portable laptop)
ST012Q07NA 443,428 2.116 1.040 1 2 4 Tablet computers
ST012Q08NA 442,489 1.326 0.685 1 1 4 E-books
ST012Q09NA 448,337 2.063 1.108 1 2 4 Musical instruments
ST013Q01TA 450,608 2.978 1.460 1 3 6 Number of books in your house
HOMEPOS 454,734 − 0.338 1.199 − 9.481 − 0.248 5.994 Home possessions index
  1. Italics denote specific items for each country