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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Foreign direct investment and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: does environmental degradation matter?

Variables Mean SD Min Max
Human consumption expenditure 1123.26 1205.089 116.461 7252.202
Life expectancy 72.539 31.884 11.8 168.7
Human development index 0.441 0.123 0.198 0.804
Foreign direct investment 3.008 5.372 − 28.624 57.838
Carbon dioxide emission 0.855 1.722 0.011 9.979
Methane emissions 15,297.64 22,191.88 15.213 189,678
Nitrous oxide emissions 9939.049 17,498.76 12.64 172,723.3
Inflation 42.134 737.646 − 60.496 23,773.13
Financial development 19.095 22.408 0.403 160.125
Trade openness 65.026 35.947 9.139 225.023
Corruption 2.356 1.025 0 6