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Table 6 Summary statistics for 2001, non-western immigrants matched sample

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

  Group   Differences in mean  
  Control Treatment Coefficient t-statistic
Gender     
Male 82.7 82.7 -0.000 (-0.00)
Female 17.3 17.3 0.000 (0.00)
Aggregate days in 405 385 -19.30 (-0.60)
unemployment 1998–2001     
0 0.2 1.0   
1–30 2.2 0.0   
31–90 6.2 8.2   
91–182 16.9 12.2   
183–274 14.1 18.4   
275–364 10.0 11.2   
365–730 38.2 40.8   
731–1094 11.3 8.2   
1095–1457 1.0 0.0   
Age groups 31 31 0.270 (0.27)
16–20 9.2 9.2 -0.000 (-0.00)
21–25 24.5 24.5 0.000 (0.00)
26–30 13.3 13.3 -0.000 (-0.00)
31–35 25.5 25.5 0.000 (0.00)
36–40 11.2 11.2 0.000 (0.00)
41–45 14.3 14.3 0.000 (0.00)
46–50 2.0 2.0 0.000 (0.00)
Country of birth     
Other European countries 27.2 32.7 0.055 (0.90)
Africa 18.1 13.3 -0.048 (-1.23)
South America 6.1 7.1 0.011 (0.001)
Asia 46.9 46.9 0.001 (0.01)
Soviet Union 1.8 0.0 -0.018 (-1.54)
Highest education level     
Primary school less than 9 years 4.1 4.1 -0.000 (-0.00)
Primary school 9 (10) years 16.3 16.3 0.000 (0.00)
Upper secondary 2 years or less 22.4 22.4 -0.000 (-0.00)
Upper secondary 2 years or more 36.7 36.7 -0.000 (-0.00)
Higher education less than 3 years 8.2 8.2 0.000 (0.00)
Higher education 3 years or more 9.2 9.2 0.000 (0.00)
Unknown 3.1 3.1 0.000 (0.00)
Year of arrival     
1936–1965 0.4 0.0 -0.004 (-1.20)
1966–1972 1.6 1.0 -0.005 (-0.37)
1973–1985 18.5 17.3 -0.012 (-0.24)
1986–1993 51.0 42.9 -0.082 (-1.27)
1994–2001 28.4 38.8 0.103 (1.66)*
Resides in a large city     
Stockholm 34.7 34.7 0.00 (0.00)
Gothenburg 27.8 27.8 0.00 (0.00)
Malmoe 6.9 6.9 -0.00 (-0.00)
Other 30.6 30.6 0.00 (0.00)
Number of observations 275 98 373  
  1. Robust standard errors. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1.