Path: Janda&Gillies: How well does 'region' explain political party characteristics?, Table 1

TABLE 1. Scale scores for 11 traits of 147 political parties in 53 countries, analyzed by regions

Countries and parties:

Restricting Competition
Open Competition
Institutionalization
Diversity of support
Liberalism
Centralization of Power
Marxism
Degree of Oranization
Involvement
Coherence
Governmental Status
Central American Cultural Region

Cuban PSP-Communist

4

0

-0.47

1.40

-1.37

0.34

1.23

1.09

0.66

-0.17

0.28

Dominican Party

4

0

-0.04

1.16

-1.94

1.07

-0.04

-0.52

-0.93

0.92

1.93

Salvadorean PRUD

3.5

0.5

0.10

1.34

-1.24

0.67

-0.50

-1.03

0.65

0.13

1.63

Salvadorean PAR

0

2

-0.78

1.12

0.86

-1.02

-0.50

-1.44

0.08

0.00

-0.54

Guatemalan MDN

1.5

2.5

-0.43

1.09

-1.03

0.98

-0.47

-1.11

1.50

-0.39

0.39

Guatemalan Chris.Dem.

0

4

-1.12

1.12

0.49

1.11

0.10

-0.55

0.67

0.42

-0.79

Guatemalan PR

0

3.5

-1.11

1.16

0.95

0.04

-0.59

-0.19

0.95

-0.76

Guatemalan PRDN

0

3.5

-1.11

1.52

-0.56

0.58

-0.75

-1.00

1.24

-0.54

0.47

Guatemalan Labor

0

0

-0.94

0.13

-0.12

1.42

0.96

1.23

0.63

-1.27

Nicaraguan PLN

2

2

0.18

1.48

-0.61

0.83

-0.83

0.53

1.09

0.13

1.90

Nicaraguan PCN

0

4

-1.08

1.31

0.38

-1.75

0.00

-0.44

1.01

-0.38

Nicaraguan PCT

0

1

-0.28

1.23

0.63

0.05

-0.83

-1.01

0.41

-0.29

-1.27

Mean

1.3

1.9

-0.59

1.17

-0.53

0.48

-0.24

-0.42

-0.32

0.03

0.13

SD

1.7

1.6

0.5

0.36

0.99

0.62

0.88

0.88

0.85

0.63

1.17

No.of parties

12

12

12

12

9

12

12

11

12

11

12