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Table 2 Summary statistics of state-year panel data on crimes, mortality, and controls

From: The effectiveness and effects of alcohol regulation: evidence from India

Variable Mean Std. dev. Min Max Obs.
Crime rates of
 Cruelty by husbands and relatives 436.88 379.60 0.00 1972.47 358
 Molestation 340.59 249.31 7.14 1169.66 358
 Sexual harassment 111.45 278.23 0.00 2777.26 358
 Rape 156.26 166.27 20.64 984.13 420
 Murder 339.82 164.30 98.96 1963.11 420
 Robbery 210.13 138.79 4.91 961.18 420
 Communal violence 1220.4 1268.1 0 10,307.4 420
 Dacoity 88.72 133.07 0.00 2000.00 420
 Road accidents deaths 814.78 537.42 79.49 2356.18 497
 Firearm deaths 13.32 26.88 0.00 178.45 497
 Alcohol deaths 36.73 38.36 0.00 306.36 272
 Spurious liquor deaths 12.84 21.42 0.00 236.11 450
Other state characteristics
 Literacy rate 61.55 14.34 29.27 90.92 510
 Percent urban 32.82 18.31 10.47 97.50 510
 GDP per capita 11,907.46 6834.85 1800.00 41,487.83 517
 Unemployment rate 2.99 2.41 0.28 14.30 510
 Police per capita 1.61 1.43 0.55 10.99 480
  1. Underlying data on crime and police per capita are from the National Crimes Records Bureau, 1990–2010. Crime and mortality rates are measured per 10,000 population. State real GDP per capita are from the Reserve Bank of India. State-level unemployment rates, urbanization, and literacy rates are interpolated from the Decennial Census of India, collected in 1981, 1991, 2001, and 2011