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Table 5 Descriptive statistics (N = 108,463)

From: How much do social connections matter in fundraising outcomes?

Category Variable Description AVG S.D Median Min Max
Pledge result-related PledgeStatus (1 = success) Pledge status 0.59 0.49 1 0 1
NumBackers Backers count 85.30 136.67 38 0 999
PledgedRatio Pledged ratio 4.01 235.42 1.02 0 12.54
PledgedAmount Pledged amount in U.S. dollars 13,112.26 101,323 2541.1 0 1.03e + 07
Project-related NumUpdates Number of updates 7.66 10.94 4 0 301
NumComments Number of comments 62.95 1254.53 1 0 145,940
NumGoal Funding goal ($) 18,356.11 383,830.7 5000 0.01 1.00e + 08
NumDurationDays Pledge duration days 34.70 13.62 30 1 91
NumPledgeLevels Number of pledge levels 9.57 5.84 8 0 227
Video (1 = true, 0 = else) Is an introduction video presented? 0.85 0.36 1 0 1
NumInvestmentHistory Number of times of investment 0.51 2.56 0 0 96
External social connection-related SocialConnected (1 = true) Is social network connected? 0.62 0.49 1 0 1
NumFollowers Number of followers 526.19 819.22 232 0 5981
Internal social connection-related NumPageRank PageRank of the nodes 0.0001 0.0086 0.0002 0 0.46
NumAuthority Authority of the nodes (in HITS) 0.0005 0.0013 0.0002 0 0.0343
NumHub Hub of the nodes (in HITS) 0.0001 0.0011 0 0 0.0459
NumDegree Degree of the nodes (in Centrality) 0.0001 0.0003 0.0001 0 0.0196
NumEigenvector Eigenvector of the nodes (in Centrality) 0.0017 0.0094 0.0001 0 0.2005
  1. HITS hyperlinked induced topic search