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Table 5 Summary statistics for 2001, matched sample

From: Are temporary work agencies stepping stones into regular employment?

  Group   Differences in mean  
  Control Treatment Coefficient t-statistic
Gender     
Male 69.9 69.9 0.000 (0.00)
Female 30.1 30.1 0.000 (0.00)
Aggregate days in 332 331 -0.790 (-0.07)
unemployment 1998–2001     
0 0.4 0.4 0.4  
1–30 2.9 1.6 2.7  
31–90 10.1 12.3 10.4  
91–182 19.1 18.1 18.9  
183–274 16.5 15.4 16.4  
275–364 14.0 13.9 14.0  
365–730 29.1 31.3 29.4  
731–1094 7.5 6.5 7.4  
1095–1457 0.4 0.4 0.4  
Age groups 30 30 0.043 (0.09)
16–20 12.9 12.9 -0.000 (-0.00)
21–25 30.1 30.1 0.000 (0.00)
26–30 21.0 21.0 -0.000 (-0.00)
31–35 13.6 13.6 -0.000 (-0.00)
36–40 7.2 7.2 -0.000 (-0.00)
41–45 7.4 7.4 -0.000 (-0.00)
46–50 3.8 3.8 -0.000 (-0.00)
51–55 4.0 4.0 -0.000 (-0.00)
Country of birth     
Sweden 82.6 82.1 -0.006 (-0.29)
Nordic countries (except Sweden) 1.1 3.3 0.0214 (2.75)***
EU12 0.4 0.5 0.002 (0.40)
Other European countries 4.9 4.0 -0.009 (-0.79)
Africa 2.4 1.4 -0.009 (-1.31)
North America 0.4 0.5 0.001 (0.34)
South America 1.1 1.1 -0.000 (-0.00)
Asia 7.0 7.1 0.001 (0.07)
Oceania 0.0 0.0 -0.000 (-1.00)
Soviet Union 0.1 0.0 -0.001 (-1.41)
Highest education level     
Primary school less than 9 years 0.5 0.5 0.000 (0.00)
Primary school 9 (10) years 12.7 12.7 0.000 (0.00)
Upper secondary 2 years or less 28.6 28.6 0.000 (0.00)
Upper secondary 2 years or more 42.0 42.0 0.000 (0.00)
Higher education less than 3 years 7.8 7.8 0.000 (0.00)
Higher education 3 years or more 8.2 8.2 0.000 (0.00)
Unknown 0.2 0.2 0.000 (0.00)
Resides in a large city     
Stockholm 15.0 15.0 0.000 (0.00)
Gothenburg 22.1 22.1 0.000 (0.00)
Malmoe 10.5 10.5 -0.000 (-0.00)
Other 52.4 52.4 -0.000 (-0.00)
Number of observations 3,488 552 4,040  
  1. Robust standard errors. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1.